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    Turkish beer

    by dabuwan Updated Jun 28, 2003

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    There a few local brands of beer in Turkey. Efes and Venus were the most popular ones when I visited.
    They are good and available almost everywhere, though not so cheap when compared to other soft drinks.

    Venus: a common turkish beer
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    Pumpkin seeds.

    by benazer Written Aug 18, 2006

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    A great entertaintment here in Turkey is to eat pumpkin seeds,stops you smoking anyway,you can get some from many shops which sells nuts and sweets.

    Lots of pumpkin seeds

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    Local water....oh no it's taged..... beer ?

    by prikje Updated Sep 7, 2005

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    Local beer called efes is almost like water a tasteless.
    The beer you see on the picture is even more tasteless !
    For good alcoholic drinks you are in the wrong country.

    waterlike beer

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    bread and sweets (carbo loads of them!)

    by Alikatt Written Apr 11, 2005

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    the Turkish people love their breads and there are many bakeries that serve many varieties mostly of the sweet kind. This one is located in Ortakoy.

    freshly baked bread in Ortakoy
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    • Romantic Travel and Honeymoons

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    Breakfast traditionally...

    by Pamela_Peace Written Sep 2, 2002

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    Breakfast traditionally consists of bread, cheese, fresh tomatoes, cucumbers and olives. Be sure and try the wonderful cherry juice, too.

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    The Bounty of Turkey. Fruits...

    by catdockev Written Aug 24, 2002

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    The Bounty of Turkey. Fruits nuts and Raki are part of every meal. Turks like to feed each other. Odd at first, but very roamntic!

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