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Lahmacun in the Stone Oven

Updated: Oct 26, 2022

Lahmacun is a dish made by placing kneaded meat on a thinly rolled dough.


What is the Origin of the Word Lahmacun?


Lahmacun is an Arabic word. It is a combination of the words meat and dough. The first known form in history is mentioned in Evliya Çelebi's book named Seyahatname (before 1680).



How is Lahmacun Made?


First, the dough is prepared and rolled out thinly. The meat to be put on it is blended with tomatoes, parsley, tomato paste, onions and various spices. Then the prepared meat is added on the rolled dough and cooked in a stone oven.


Lahmacun made in a stone oven is much more delicious and beautiful than those made in other ovens. The lahmacuns we make as Flatbread Turkish Bakery House are completely handcrafted and cooked in our stone oven and presented to you.


Lahmacun in Turkey


Lahmacun is one of the most well-known foods in Turkey. It can be said that there is no one living in Turkey who has not eaten lahmacun. Although there are differences in making in different parts of the country, it is generally done in 2 ways. Gaziantep and Şanlıurfa styles, the two gastronomic cities of Turkey. The difference is that the garlic is used in Gaziantep Lahmacun while the onion is used in Şanlıurfa Lahmacun. The only cooking style in these two cities and throughout the country is the stone oven.


Authentic Turkish Food in Edinburgh


As Flatbread Turkish Bakery House, we make the authentic Turkish food, lahmacun, in the most accurate way in Edinburgh. A version made not only with meat but also with cheese is available at Flatbread Turkish Bakery House.


We are waiting for you all for this unique authentic food.


Flatbread Turkish Bakery House


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