Tasting a Delicious Turkish Sesame-Seed Encrusted Simit

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simit bread

Simit is a circular bread with sesame seeds that has a crusty outside and a fluffy inside. It is a common breakfast food in Turkey.

Photo credit: Barbarossa.

Jessica Festa
Jessica Festa is the editor of the travel sites Jessie on a Journey (http://jessieonajourney.com) and Epicure & Culture (http://epicureandculture.com). Along with blogging at We Blog The World, her byline has appeared in publications like Huffington Post, Gadling, Fodor's, Travel + Escape, Matador, Viator, The Culture-Ist and many others. After getting her BA/MA in Communication from the State University of New York at Albany, she realized she wasn't really to stop backpacking and made travel her full time job. Some of her most memorable experiences include studying abroad in Sydney, teaching English in Thailand, doing orphanage work in Ghana, hiking her way through South America and traveling solo through Europe. She has a passion for backpacking, adventure, hiking, wine and getting off the beaten path.

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2 Responses to Tasting a Delicious Turkish Sesame-Seed Encrusted Simit

  1. Jerry Howe December 15, 2013 at 8:03 am #

    This is like a hybrid bagel. Like a cross between a bagel and a prezel. Very addictive. Delicious in the morning when warm. This, along with the baklava shops, make me want to go to Istanbul tonight

  2. Travel/Food/Events December 15, 2013 at 11:24 am #

    Agreed. And Turkey is a fabulous place to go Jerry.

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