What is Turkish style pizza?
Recipe by Tamsin Burnett-Hall. This is loosely inspired by “Turkish pizza”, lahmacun, a flatbread that has a spiced minced lamb topping baked into it. Makes: 2 large pizzas. Prep time: 20 mins.
What’s a Turkish pizza called?
Turkish Pizza Lahmacun
Turkish Pizza Lahmacun. This spicy, crispy Turkish Pizza, called ‘Lahmacun’ is a famous Turkish street food that can be made at home easily. Picture it as a flavor-packed crispy flatbread topped with seasoned beef or lamb, fresh mint, red onions, crumbled cheese, and lemon juice.
What meat is used for lahmacun?
Traditionally, Turkish lahmacun is made with minced lamb, but you can also use lean ground beef. What makes the topping special is the combination of flavors.
How do you make Turkish pizza dough?
- 250g bread and pizza plain flour.
- 1 tsp instant dried yeast.
- 1 tsp salt.
- 1/2 tsp sugar.
- 150ml water.
- 3 tsp olive oil, plus extra to grease.
- 1 tbsp olive oil.
Can you use pizza dough for lahmacun?
This recipe for lahmacun is easy to make and features a homemade dough and spicy beef topping. If you are short on time, you can substitute a package of fresh, ready-made pizza dough. The lahmacun is traditionally served with lemon wedges and a mixture of Italian parsley, sliced red onion, and sumac on the side.
What is Gozleme and pide?
Gozleme is a type of traditional Turkish stuffed flatbread like pide. The bread itself can be made from either unleavened dough, or yeast leavened dough. This dough is rolled into a very thin sheet, filled with toppings, sealed and then cooked.
What is the most famous Turkish food?
7 Most Popular Turkish Dishes
- Baklava. Dating back to the Ottoman Empire, baklava is one of the most iconic Turkish dishes and a must for anyone with a sweet tooth.
- Şiş kebap. ‘Kebab’ is an umbrella term that encompasses a variety of street eats, but the most famous is the skewered şiş kebap.