Turkish Simit + a Traditional Turkish Breakfast

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I just got back from an unbelievable trip to one of the most beautiful and geographically diverse countries on earth: Turkey.  A country that spans both Europe and Asia, Turkey is incredibly rich in its culture and history, and is a culinary paradise for any foodie looking to taste flavors of the Mediterranean, mixed with Middle Eastern dishes that have been a staple for hundreds (even thousands) of years.  Each region of the country is unique in its landscape, but the flavors and ingredients that distinctly define Turkish cuisine stay relatively consistent everywhere you go.   Continue reading