Crispy pierogi are not a common dumpling, but they are a great alternative to uszka with clear red borscht and also work well with zurek. You should eat these on the side of soups, so that they retain their crunchy consistency.
Toppings : pumpkin, olive oil, pine nuts, pizza sauce, cheese blend, sage leaves, ricotta
These mussels, midye dolma are stuffed with seasoned rice and served in their shells with a lemon wedge. They’re a true street food in Istanbul, peddled from little stands—usually lined up like shiny black-and-yellow beacons on well-traveled sokaks — by industrious young men.
This brightly coloured stir-fried dish is not only tasty, but also packed full of nutrition. Perfect as a vegetarian meal, a simple snack, or as a side dish with barbecued chicken. Adding diced carrot and green peas to this dish is quite common.