What makes Edirne cuisine so unique and special is its rich history kneaded with different cultures as well as its geographical location. Edirne, once the capital of the Ottoman Empire, was also the centre of a rich food culture.
We recommend not forget to taste these traditional dishes and delicacies while in Edirne; Edirne cheese, Edirne Liver, Almond paste, Edirne almond cookies, Hardaliye, İpsala Rice produced in Edirne, Liver Sarma, Kapama, Kaçamak and Meriç Peanut.
It is one of the most popular dishes of Edirne cuisine. It is prepared by frying the finely cut liver in sunflower oil produced in Edirne. Red peppers, also unique to Edirne, are fried and served together. There are many restaurants in Edirne where you can taste Edirne liver.
It is prepared using ingredients like liver, rice, onion and mint and is one of the most popular dishes of Edirne.
One of the city’s delicacies is a grape drink mixed with black mustard seeds.