Antalya is the province capital with a population of one million people. It was under Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman Empire rule. Evidence of its rich history can be found all over the city. Rich cultural history is also reflected in a noticeable number of national dishes to be tried during your stay here. Make sure to try manti and pide when you come to Turkish tourist area centre.
These very small dumplings in the form of envelopes are filled with herbs and beef or mutton minced meat. This dish is served with a sauce of yogurt, paprika, and mint.
Cookes all over the world will agree with this, especially those who make manti. This kind of wontons is made of beef or mutton with the addition of herbs. The filling is enveloped in a special batter. Visit Çay-Tea's Lunchroom & Deco Home to order a dish of perfectly cooked manti.
Doner kebab is a layer of tender boneless meat of chicken, lamb or beef, seasoned with spices. The dish is slowly fried on a rotating vertical metal rod near the hot coals.
If you are in Turkey, ordering a doner kebab should be on the to-do list. These rolls are made of meat that is cooked cone-shaped on vertical rotisserie near a vertical heating element. Kebabs are filled with slices of meat and vegetables and can be served with accompaniments, in a pita or lavash. The dish is very juicy due to vegetables and sauces, has an appetitive aroma and a pleasant taste. Come to Sultanyar Kebap to try it.