One thing I really enjoyed about Turkey was the food!
I’m not really a foodie traveller, but I do enjoy some good sweets, meats and treats. After many kebaps, Turkish delights and an amazing Iskender meal, Turkey surprised me once again with another fun food – Gozleme.
We were in Selcuk and had spent a long day hiking and exploring the scenery. We were hungry and getting a little cranky when we arrived at a little house with two friendly ladies working away at a wood-fired brick oven.
The open-air room was full of classically bright coloured Turkish rugs and decorations, a welcome place to sit and relax after our day in the hot sun.
As darkness began to fall, it was Gozleme time! These are tasty pastries, which are often filled with cheese, meat, eggs and potatoes. You have to make them by hand then cook them over a hot griddle.
The ladies made it look easy, but when some of us tried to roll our own, things got messy – not as easy as it looks! Being too hungry, I didn’t mess with trying to create my own Gozleme, I just wanted to eat! It was a fun experience though, seeing how a traditional Turkish meal was made.