REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM Kütahya Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism

Traditional Dishes

Traditional Dishes     

            Traditional dishes are based largely on pastry, wheat and dairy products. Poppy-seed  bread, gökçemen pastry, finger pizza, pancake, meat pastries are amongst the favourites. Meat prepared in earhtenware pots and casseroles, meat stew with onions, roasted meat, meatball,stuffed cabbage and vine lives, stuffed tomato, green pepper, potato and aubergine are all local main courses. Kütahya soups are especially famous. Soup with dried yoghurt, tomato and pimentto and local spices are enjoyed in winter and during the month of fasting ( Ramadan). Pumkin with syrup and walnuts, delicate pastries, home-made baklava and halva are amongst the favourite desserts.

            Tavşanlı is very famous for its roasted chickpea throughout . The roasted chickpea, produced in Tavşanlı, has many varieties including salted, and types flavoured with pepper, vanilla, sugar, cocoa and cinnamon.