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Uzunköprü - Tourist attractions and events

GASTRONOMY CULTURE OF UZUNKOPRU

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Uzunkopru, a Turkish and Balkan city, has a wide gastronomic culture. Uzunkopru meatballs
and lamb;tandır; are among the most important dishes specialties of the region.
Dishes such as cheesy meatballs, white stew, apricot lamb, stuffed tomatoes, liver wrap,
cabbage dish, crepe, crimp shaped pastry, leek pie, tarhana soup, sweet potato soup are also
specialties of the region.
Traditional desserts are still made in Uzunkopru. Cheese halva, baklava, desserts with nectar,
sugar paste with walnut, rice pudding are some of them. Uzunkopru is also famous with its ice
cream. One of the famous ice cream places is Cazgır ice-cream. It is famous with its melon
ice cream and is operating in Uzunkopru since 1934. Small restaurants in Yeniköy
neighborhood draw attention with their viticulture culture, with appetizers consisting of
homemade wine and locally produced vegetables. Yeniköy neighborhood restaurants are
famous with the grilled meat dishes, and with lamb ‘tandır’, especially in the spring. Foods
that cannot be found elsewhere, such as catfish and frog legs, can also be tasted in Yeniköy.
 
Yeniköy neighborhood restaurants are famous with the grilled meat dishes, and with lamb
‘tandır’, especially in the spring. Foods that cannot be found elsewhere, such as catfish and
frog legs, can also be tasted in Yeniköy. Kırcasalih town is famous with its buffalo sausage
and butcher meatballs.
Additionally, important gastronomic places in Uzunkopru are Gazi Street, where you can find
cheese and tahini halva and Hayrabolu Street, where the producers of tahini and molasses can
be found.
For more information: +90 284 513 11 43 e-mail: kultursosyal@uzunkopru.bel.tr