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Preparation info

  • Makes

    8–10

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      1 hr 40

Appears in

Slow Dough, Real Bread

Slow Dough, Real Bread

By Chris J L Young

Published 2016

  • About

Having spent a week travelling by train from London to Istanbul, my wife, friends Em and Phil, and I somehow arrived on schedule, glimpsing the sunrise as we pulled into the station. Everyone else crashed out at the hotel while I dashed off with my camera. Within minutes, I was holding my breakfast, from the street cart of one of the city’s 1,400 registered simitçi. Simit are the definitive Turkish street food, traditionally eaten very fresh w