Mediterranean Sea Bass (Levrek)02/11/2016
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Having an important role in the development of world civilization and the beginning of history, and perform a first drain in their land, their culture, a nation that preserved the carrying values of the Turks, the Turkish cuisine is one of the greatest legacies of extant. Today the gourmet authorities say that, three major kinds of cuisine exist in the world; Turkish, Chinese, and French.
In examining Turkish culinary culture, in 10. and 11. century the history of Central Asia, we can discern a deep historical process that stretches to the present day. At that time, livestock and besides developing milk, cheese, yogurt, buttermilk has enabled the discovery of tastes like. Of agricultural products such as wheat and barley are the grains that form the foundation of food culture.
For centuries, Turkish cuisine has in giving the final shape, which is one of the most significant legacies of the Ottoman era “The Palace Kitchen” still continues to be practiced today. In 19. century, this culinary culture, who lived the most brilliant period in the Ottoman Empire, Asia, Europe and Africa spread to the limits with advanced, diversified with different flavors and recipes.
In Turkish cuisine, despite European and American cultures, more hydrated as are eaten in cooked dishes. Most of the vegetables and cereals, cooked in water with ground or cubed meat and onions. For this reason the Turks have developed a very rich soup types.
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Mediterranean cuisine and Turkish Foods
When it comes to Mediterranean Cuisine, olive oil, seafood, wild herbs, citrus fruits, avocado, various cheeses, wine and of course the sea come to mind!
Turkey, Greece, France, Spain, Italy, Tunisia, Algeria and the Mediterranean Sea to the Aegean islands and the coastal countries of the Mediterranean cuisine are the culture. Of course, due to its spread over such a wide geography, it may differ in itself according to the geographical conditions and cultural characteristics of the countries.
In Turkey, we can think that the influence of the Mediterranean Cuisine is divided into two parts as western and eastern. The western part is under the influence of the Aegean and the eastern part under the influence of the Eastern Anatolian cuisine. While vegetables, herbs and olive oil are more prominent in the western part; In the eastern part, meat, bulgur dishes and kebabs are more common.
In Mediterranean countries, fruits, vegetables, legumes and grains are predominantly used. Olive oil is preferred as the basic oil. Seafood is used more than red meat. Weeds, olives, cheeses, yoghurt and spices form the basis of this cuisine. Turkish foods is based on traditional flavors
According to some researches, diseases such as cancer, heart diseases, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s are less common in people who eat Mediterranean style diets.