Turkey Turkey is a deep and flavorful nation. In history the Turks havebeen known as a nomadic people which has created there food culture. The Turks help create yogurt, the fermenting process to yogurt wassaid to have originated with the nomadic tribes. The Turks alsocultivated wheat and used it to create breads that are well known inthe region. Breads such as pita, lavash, and simit. These breads veryin cooking method (leavened, unleavened, grilled, or baked.) and havedifferent uses in the cuisine. Lamb has been the staple meat in Turkeysince the nomadic tribes and sis kebabs have been a favored style of cooking. Soups have become a staple as well in Turkish cuisine, soupis generally eaten before every meal including breakfast. Turkishpeople seem to lean more towards the savory side of the culinaryspectrum and use fruits as their “sweets”. Their core seasonings arelemon, garlic, yogurt, sage, oregano, cumin, mint, and dill.