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Deraliye restaurant blog

A Day in the Ottoman Palace Cuisine

The Ottoman Empire has an important place in history, not only for its vast borders and impressive history, but also for its rich and diverse culinary culture. Thanks to its strategic location connecting the continents of Asia, Africa and Europe, this vast empire brought together the flavors of many different...

Baklava: A Sweet Heritage from the Ottoman Empire to Today

Baklava has been an indispensable part of Turkish cuisine since the Ottoman Empire. This delicate and sweet delicacy has hundreds of years of history and is considered one of the most popular desserts in Ottoman palace cuisine. Traditionally prepared with phyllo dough, pistachios or walnuts and syrup, baklava has diversified...

The Significance of Meat in Ottoman Cuisine

Ottoman cuisine, renowned for its rich and diverse flavors, has historically placed significant emphasis on meat dishes. This blog explores the importance of meat in Ottoman culinary traditions and why it was a preferred choice. Ottoman cuisine, a testament to the empire’s grandeur, is celebrated for its opulent and varied...

The Historical Tapestry of Istanbul

Founded in the 7th century BC, Istanbul, originally known as Byzantion, has stood at the crossroads of civilizations for centuries. This ancient city, reimagined by Roman Emperor Constantine and renamed Constantinopolis, has been a pivotal stage for historical events that shaped not only the region but also the broader contours...

Deraliye Ottoman Cuisine: Gault & Millau’s New Star in Istanbul

In the world of gastronomy, few accolades are as prestigious as being recognized by Gault & Millau, one of the most distinguished culinary guides globally. On December 4, 2023, at a lavish award ceremony held at Çırağan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul’s very own Deraliye Ottoman Cuisine Restaurant made a mark on...

Deraliye is Again Recommended in the 2024 Michelin Guide

Sultanahmet, the historical heart of Istanbul, has an important place in the gastronomy world as well as its cultural richness. Proving this prestigious position once again, Deraliye Restaurant has achieved a great success by maintaining its place in the list of recommended restaurants in the 2024 Michelin Guide...

Deraliye: Premier Sultanahmet Restaurant in Istanbul

When it comes to exploring the vibrant culinary scene in Istanbul, “Sultanahmet Restaurant” options stand out for their rich history and exquisite flavors. Among them, Deraliye Restaurant emerges as a culinary gem, offering an unforgettable dining experience right in the heart of this historic district...

A Miracle of Six Minarets: The Architectural Marvel of the Sultanahmet Mosque

Where legends intersect with reality, in the heart of Istanbul, a work of art ascends. With its six minarets piercing the azure sky, the Sultanahmet Mosque is etched into the silhouette of Istanbul and into the memories of its visitors. In this blog post, we will uncover the stories beneath...

The Story Behind Turkish Delight

In the vibrant culinary tapestry of Turkey, one sweet delicacy stands out with its rich history and colorful presentation – the Turkish Delight. Known as ‘Lokum’ in Turkish, this sweet treat has been a cherished part of Turkish culture for centuries. As we delve into the sugary world of Turkish...