Foods of Beypazari
In addition to the historical importance of
Beypazari, it has a rich cuisine. Handmade "tarhana" soup(a
traditional spicy soup), stew(rice and meat baked in a clay pot),
"sarma"(stuffed wine vegetables), 80 layered homemade "baklava"(a
famous turkish dessert) are the foods served as traditional menu in
restaurants. This cuisine is named as "the Palace Cuisine".
Tarhana Soup of Beypazari:
You feel the taste of organic tomatoes which are grown in Beypazari.
It is served by adding some mince meat. If you are flu, you will
heal after drinking it...
Stew of Beypazari:
As one of the most special foods of regional kitchen, the stew of
Beypazari is prepared carefully and then cooked in stone ovens. It
is served in earthenwares.
"Sarma" of Beypazari:
Women living in Beypazari roll vine leaves by putting rice
and a little mince meat. Leaves, used while preparing this food, are
very fresh ones grown in Beypazari. Taste of it comes from the
skillful hands of women in Beypazari.
"Baklava" of Beypazari:
It is unbelievable that "baklava of Beypazari" has 80
layer, but it is only 5-6 centimetres. Originally, wallnut particles
are put in each 5 layer and baked about 4 hours.
Hosmelim, which is made of flour, milk, cream, butter and sugar, is
another special dessert of the local cuisine. It is served hot
originally. Besides Hosmelim, there is another dessert called as
Percem made of dough and wallnut again. It is fried in butter
and then served. It is another specialty of Beypazari cuisine.