Indulge in a progressive three course meal at various Turkish establishments in Melbourne. Taste authentic Pide Turkish pizza, Dolma and Pilaf- spiced rice. The sweetness of beautifully flavoured Baklava and Muhallebi traditional milk puddings and Turkish coffee.
The kitchens of the Topkapi palace in Istanbul invented and devised the most sumptuous feasts. From the elaborate Royal Mutfaklar recipes originated the simple cooking techniques and honest final products - food not hidden under sauces or masked by heavy-handed use of herbs or spices. Join in to explore some of the oldest Turkish restaurants in Brunswick’s bustling Sydney Road.
The day begins with exploring Brunswick’s Sydney Road, the epicentre of cultural Melbourne. Flavours of the Middle East are prominent here and you'll start by soaking up the atmosphere with a plate full of Turkish ‘meze’ and a strong cup of tea infused with cinnamon. You'll try authentic flavours at some of the oldest family owned Turkish establishments in Melbourne, learn about spices at a spice market, and indulge in a three course meal.
If there is a forecast for rain please bring an umbrella.
Please wear comfortable walking shoes.