Thursday, July 24, 2014

roadside attractions

Do you see this epic etli ekmek? It has its own stand! A speciality of the Konya region, etli ekmek is similar to pizza and lahmacun, a meat and bread deliciousness that can apparently stretch to a metre long. This particular one was downed with ayran at a roadside stop next to a gas station on the way to Demirkazık— and just look at this very well-presented Turkish coffee with its bird-sized lokum:

You never know what you might find on the side of the road in Turkey— strictly speaking of food and drink, you could come across anything between a moustached man with a log-burning stove and a kettle of çay, to something like this.

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