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Hünkar Beğendi – Sultan's Delight Istanbul  Turkey
Türk kahvesi - Turkish coffee Istanbul  Turkey
Hünkar Beğendi – Sultan's Delight Istanbul  Turkey
Türk kahvesi - Turkish coffee Istanbul  Turkey

Hünkar Beğendi – Sultan's Delight

Hünkar Beğendi is a traditional stewed lamb (tas kebap) dish served over mashed eggplant. The Turkish name translates to "the Sultan liked it," and I can see why! The lamb is incredibly succulent and flavorful, among the best I've ever had. And the smoky eggplant purée has a subtly sweet flavor that complements the meat perfectly. I became a little obsessed with eggplant while in Turkey.

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Türk kahvesi - Turkish coffee

There's no better way to fight jet lag than with Turkish coffee, or Türk kahvesi. And when it's served in such pretty ceramic cups, how can you resist?

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