Turkish cuisine is a bridge between far-Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines. blending ingredients and flavours from Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. connecting far-Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines. The emphasis is always on the natural taste and flavour of the ingredients. Main courses are usually served with rice as a side dish.
Turkish dinners are rather long, the food is plenty and enjoyed in the company of friends with passionate conversations carried through the night. After dinner, fresh fruit or desserts like baklava and kadayıf are usually offered by the restaurant.