Crispy Simits

Look at these beautiful, crispy, seeded breads – don’t they make you hungry?

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This is Turkish fast food at its best: a sesame seed coated bread, popular with tea and maybe jam or honey, or just as commonly on its own.

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They are readily available on the streets of Istanbul, and the  fishermen on Galata Bridge certainly enjoy theirs – click here to see why I say that.

Linked to Fun Foto Challenge: Texture and Foto Friday.

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16 Responses to Crispy Simits

  1. cvail says:

    I love the simit sellers…nice photo!

  2. librarylady says:

    Wow, I wish I hadn’t skipped lunch. Thanks for sharing, it’s always fun to get a “taste” of another culture even if it’s only by photograph.

  3. Cee Neuner says:

    I saw this a couple of times yesterday, It only makes me hungry, which means your nailed this photo. Thanks so much for playing.

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  5. LaVoice says:

    Would love to have a big slice of that bread. I have decided my body craves it. I stopped buying so much.

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  8. aishasoasis says:

    Wonderful texture – I can taste them! In Egypt sesame seeds are called sim sim – pretty ‘similar! ‘

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  10. Cee Neuner says:

    Congratulations, I have featured you on Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge!
    http://ceenphotography.com/2014/04/01/cees-fun-foto-challenge-smooth-objects/

  11. Chris Donner says:

    Congrats for being featured by Cee.

  12. Congrats on being a feature blogger. This bread is killin’ me! I am a carb junkie and this looks amazing!

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