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"Turkish Food I Love" Local Food Tip by mariocibelli

Local Food, Istanbul: 16 reviews and 16 photos


One of my favorite things to eat in Turkey are the variety of puddings. My favorite one is calle Asure (can be pronounced ashuray or ashure) it is a gelatin like pudding with pistacchio, chickpeas, sultanas, assorted nuts, dreid cherries etc..a very filling (not too light though) dish. Not always easy to find, but always on hand at SARAY, they have several locations in Istanbul. I purchased as well the instant mix to take home, but not the same.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 18, 2003
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