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27 Delicious Turkish Foods Everyone Must Try part two

27 Delicious Turkish Foods Everyone Must Try  part two 10.   Meze It's common to have  meze , or a range of cold appetisers, with drinks or in place of a full meal. Dinner guests are provided with around 20 choices, bean dishes, salads, and  spreads on small dishes to eat with bread. 11.   Dolma Dolma  is often used to refer to stuffed vine leaves, but encompasses any stuffed vegetable. Vine leaves are popular in Turkey, but so are stuffed peppers, courgettes, and aubergine. 12.   Lokum Lokum, or Turkish Delight, is a nougaty dessert served with a variety of flavours and fillings and often topped with powdered sugar. It's always best fresh, as pre-packaged versions tend to go too light on the fillings and too heavy on the sugar, drying it out. 13.   Şiş Kebap Meat on a stick originated in Turkey, wouldn't you know? Sis Kebab is typically lamb, chicken or fish served on a wooden or metal rod, often with bread. Dip it

27 Delicious Turkish Foods Everyone Must Try part one

27 Delicious Turkish Foods Everyone Must Try part one part one 1-9 1.   Menemen This traditional Turkish breakfast item is scrambled eggs cooked in sautéed vegetables and served hot with bread. Dip it, spread it, or spoon it up. 2.   Köfte A Turkish staple, köfte is balls or patties of ground beef or lamb, and can be served stewed, in sandwiches, over salads, or plain with yogurt. 3.   Mantı Mantı might remind you of ravioli at first sight, but the traditional Turkish dish is completely unique in taste and texture. Small beef or lamb dumplings are boiled or fried and served with yogurt or butter, and often accompanied with a range of spices. 4.   Kuzu Tandır The meat for this popular lamb dish is traditionally hung and slow roasted whole, and it often served with rice or potatoes, and yogurt. 5.   Lahmacun This flat and crispy bread is traditionally topped with minced meat, salad, and lemon juice (thought

Turkey wins 115 medals on day 4 of Islamic games

Turkish athletes rack up 43 gold, 40 silver, and 32 bronze medals in Baku, Azerbaijan BAKU, Azerbaijan  Turkey continued to lead the Islamic Solidarity Games in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku Tuesday by winning 115 medals on the fourth day of the international tournament. Turkish athletes won 43 gold medals, 40 silvers, and 32 bronzes in taekwondo, swimming, shooting, athletics/para-athletics, and weight lifting on Tuesday. On Monday, the Turkish participants bagged 35 gold, 31 silver and 26 bronze medals. Turkey topped the list, while host country Azerbaijan ranked second with 41 gold, 24 silver and 16 bronze medals after the fourth day of the competition, which will end on May 22. The Islamic Solidarity Games was first held in Saudi Arabia in 2005 with 6,000 athletes from 55 nations competing in 15 different sports categories. Turkey is scheduled to host the fifth contest in 2021.  *Reporting by Serhat Bagbars; Writing by Sorwar Alam

Turkish-built school opens in rural Colombia

Colombian president inaugurates rural school built by Turkish aid agency TIKA, thanking Turkey's president and its people BRICENO, Colombia  A school in rural Colombia built by Turkey’s aid agency had its opening ceremony Tuesday. The school in the Orejon area of Antioquia, in the country’s northwest, the first region to see the benefits of last year’s government peace deal with guerrillas, was built by Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA). Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos conveyed his special thanks for the support Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has shown development in his country. “We thank our friend Erdogan for sending assistance to this school,” he said. Santos, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for ending years of conflict with Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerillas, underlined Turkey’s support for making peace and thanked the Turkish government and its people. He added that t

Tourism renew country’s image

Rixos Hotels Group Executive Committee head Fettah Tamince has called on Turkey’s tourism sector to take on the work of renewing the country’s image abroad in the aftermath of the July 15 failed coup attempt.  Stating planning work to renew Turkey’s image by targeting foreign media outlets had already begun, Tamince continued: “I am calling on all tourism investors. Turkey has gone through a very important incident. Our government is conducting serious work, especially on security matters. We should be handling the economic and international image dimensions. I am ready to support with all my economic power any contribution to be provided by our sector during this period.” He emphasized Turkey has been focused on the economic effects of the failed coup attempt for days and suggested tourism investors and managers should have a special budget to this end. Special advertising Turkish media set an example to the world by jointly standing up against the coup attempt, Tamince said. “Our

'Women's Beach' is being prepared for the season

Uğrak Women's Beach, the Municipality of Antalya's new beach that is exclusive to women, is being prepared for the season THE  works related to the infrastructure of the beach, which was founded in November, 2016 and costed approximately 1 million Turkish liras to build, is now complete. Uğrak's social facilities and cabins will be finished until the start of this season and the beach is planned to be opened to public -approximately- by July .

Rixos Premium Belek Antalya

List of  RIXOS hotels in Turkey RIXOS PREMIUM BELEK 
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 RIXOS KONYA 1-Rixos Premium in Belek 5 stars Belek beachfront hotel with 4 restaurants, spa Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking address: Alanya-belek a bout of this hotel Main amenities For families 1 What’s around 1 Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking 1 Free cribs/infant beds 1 Troy Aqua and Dolphinarium (0-minute walk) 2 700 guestrooms 2 Children's pool 2 Belek Mosque (38-minute walk) 3 On a private beach 3 Playground on site 3 Cornelia Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.5 km) 4 4 restaurants and 8 bars/lounges 4 In-room childcare (surcharge) 4 Carya Golf Club (5.2 mi / 8.4 km) 5 Full-service spa