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Besides Sucuklu Yumurta, menemen is another traditional Turkish breakfast dish. Eggs, onion, tomato, green pepper and spices are scrambled together and served with bread.

 

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OTHER BREAKFAST APPEARANCES:

Turkey is a land of fine honey and is the second largest production of honey in the world, next to Chına.

Beekeeping is a key part of Marmaris culture, it’s mountainous regions are popular for pine honey.

 

Orange Peel Jam

 

The new love of my life, orange peel jam (turunç reçeli).

I’m not a big fan of citrus jams but this was unlike anything I’ve tried before. The orange peels taste as if they’ve been dried and then jellied. I did some digging and found this recipe I’d like to try.

 

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And of course the main ingredients of a Turkish breakfast: cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, olives and cheese.

An added bonus was enjoying freshly squeezed orange juice from the orange tree nearby.

 

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The photos above are some detail shots of our breakfast at Miamai Butik Otel in Bozburun, Turkey.