Ortahisar Traditions

 

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Sunbathe of Ortahisar Castle

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Pekmez,is a molasses-like syrup obtained after condensing juices of grape must.

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“Kofturs” (made from pekmez) are dried in a local villager’s terrace.

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Try to taste “Koftur” in Cappadocia.

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Ortahisar Castle is lookin at its mother-Erciyes Volcanic Mountain -one of the creator of Cappadocia-is not active now.

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Locals are using grapes for cooking pekmez and the grape branches for the cooking fire.

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There are several creative method for mashing the grapes for pekmez 🙂