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"Simit", Turkish bagels are probably one of the most indigenous and traditional tastes of Turkey.

It is light and flaky, baked to a gold color, and topped with sesame seeds. It is sometimes formed into rings, and are often braided.

Sold in the streets as a fastfood bread, it tastes best with cheese and traditional tea.

Here are various kind of "simit" , with cereals , dill and milk

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Serdar Tibet

Photo credits: Serdar Tibet.

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March 27, 2010


Yum! They look good!

March 25, 2010


Thank you all for sharing your thoughts

March 25, 2010


great shots, look very yummy too :)

March 24, 2010


They look nice

March 24, 2010


Mmm, two yummy food blogs in a row. I'm off to make a cup of tea and have a snack I think ;)

March 24, 2010


Looks very tasty, Serdar!

March 24, 2010


Yummy I miss these! Thanks for these shots Serdar!

March 24, 2010


Interesting. In Macedonia simit is a special kind of bread.
The pastry on the photos in Macedonia are called "gyevrek". Both words (simit and gyevrek) were adopted from the Turkish language, but it looks like they gained new meaning. :)

March 24, 2010


I didn't know these turkish bagels... they seem really tasting!!!

March 24, 2010


It looks very delicious.

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