April 19, 2014

Simit Bread, Istanbul

Photograph by Lucas Vallecillos, VWPics/Redux

A stall in Istanbul's Eminönü district sells simit, a circular bread common in Turkey and parts of the Mediterranean and Middle East. With a vast, mixed terrain that lays claim to mountain terraces, sheltered orchards, and thousands of miles of coastline, Turkey is home to a hugely varied cuisine.

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