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Turkish Travels III

The expansive cuisine of Turkey goes way beyond kebabs. Turkish cuisine is largely the heritage of Ottoman cuisine, a mixture of Central Asian, Caucasian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and Balkan cuisines. As Turkey it such a large country, obviously its cuisine varies across the region. The cooking of Istanbul, Bursa, Izmir, and rest of the Aegean region is characterised by the …

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Turkish Travels II

Travelling in Turkey it is visible in most of the town and mainly in the architecture, that Islam is the largest religion of Turkey. Although Turkey is officially a secular country with no official religion since the constitutional amendment in 1924, currently all public schools from elementary to high school hold mandatory religion classes which only focus on the Sunni …

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