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Gyro (Döner)

Gyro (Doner) Grilling a vertical spit of stacked meat slices and cutting it off as it cooks was developed in Bursa in the 19th century Ottoman Empire, and called doner kebab (Turkish: döner kebap). Following World War II, doner kebab made with lamb was present in Athens, introduced by immigrants from Anatolia and the Middle East. A distinct Greek variation…

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Mediterranean Cuisine

Mediterranean Cuisine The Mediterranean region is bordered by cities that have influenced the cuisine over the years, creating a rich blend of cultures with a South Eastern Anatolian twist. That is why Mediterranean cuisine consists of a variety of fruit, vegetables, meat and fish dishes. Delicious flavors are emphasized by the use of olive oil and spices. Side dishes are…