This pizza-like, thin, round dish, topped with herbs and minced meat (also known as Turkish Pizza, Lahmajun and Lahmajoon) is very famous in Turkey. In fact, that’s how I first found it. My first visit to Turkey with my schoolmates left a lot of pleasant memories.
Lahmacun Turkish Pizza - Thin Crust Pizza with Lamb | Two Purple Figs
This spicy, crispy Turkish Pizza, called 'Lahmacun' is Turkish street food that can be made at home with endless fresh toppings and rolled up
Turkish Simit Breads
Simit are a popular Turkish street food. Instead of being boiled like a bagel, the twisted circles of dough get a quick dip in sweetened water before dredging in sesame seeds. The result is a crisp exterior and a light, delicate, and tender interior.
Turkish pizza with spicy mince (lahmacun)
This oval-shaped flatbread topped with spicy lamb or beef mince is Turkey’s take on pizza. Originating in the country’s south-east province of Gaziantep, it’s topped with salad or pickles and lemon juice, then rolled up and eaten on the go.