Known for its palatal delights and nominated as UNESCO's City of Gastronomy, Şanlıurfa has applied to become an officially registered city with its traditional delights.
Şanlıurfa, which has been able to preserve its local tastes until today, has continued with efforts to become selected as UNESCO's City of Gastronomy. The traditional foods that Şanlıurfa is known for are expected to become registered officially, thanks to the efforts of local officials. Recipes and foods including the Urfa pepper, "çiğ köfte," the Birecik eggplant and the licorice sherbet have been registered as local foods. Now, it's time for the city's famous liver kebab, eggplant kebab, kıymalı (lahmacun), lebeni, meatball with eggs and tırnaklı bread to be featured on that list as well. Read More via DailySabah.