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There are dozens of flavors in rich Turkish cuisine. One of these world-famous flavors is bagel. So, do you know the date of the bagel? Molatik this time the issue or bagels. What’s a bagel? What are the bagel varieties? What’s a bagel? What are the bagel varieties?

Bagel or crunchy, with its name used in Izmir, is the general name given to round-shaped bread covered with sesame. It is widely consumed in the Middle East and the Balkans, including Turkey.

The oldest archival sources mentioning bagels say that bagels have been consumed in Istanbul since 1525. According to the Shar’iyya Registry in Üsküdar, the weight and price of the bagel were standardized for the first time in history in 1593. 17. century traveler Evliya Çelebi wrote that there were 70 businesses selling bagels in Istanbul in the 1630s. Jean Brindesi’s painting of daily life in Istanbul, 19. bagels are seen in oil paintings dating to the beginning of the century. Warwick Goble also painted bagels in Istanbul in 1906. Over time, bagels and their varieties became a popular food throughout the Ottoman Empire.


The Arabic samīd سميد is a quote from the word” thin bulgur or semolina”. The Arabic word is an excerpt from the Aramaic / Syriac word samīdā סממיא “un”. This word is a quote from the Akat word samīdu, which means the same. The Akkadian word is derived from the Akkadian verb samādu “to grind”.

Bagel, which is prepared as a practical food for passengers in Izmit, known as the accommodation area of caravans arriving in Istanbul or going east from Istanbul, can also be considered one of the first examples of fast food with this feature. The name of this ring-shaped food remained as bagels, as those who traveled in caravans said that they took bagels with them as snacks to those they encountered along the way, “from bagels”.

Bagels, which are usually consumed alone, can also be eaten together with cheese, tea or jam when they are preferred for breakfast. Today, bagels can be prepared and sold in modern bakeries and bagel houses, as well as sold in a wheelbarrow by peddlers who sell on streets and streets.

The bagel is called kuluri (Greek: κουλούρι) in Greece. It is called ‘Crispy’ in Bulgaria, ‘çevrek’ in Serbia and ‘covrigi’ in Romania.


* Ankara Bagel
* Manisa Base Bagel
* Rize Bagel
* Samsun Bagel
* Kastamonu Bagel
* Izmit Bagel
* Nevsehir Bagel
* Tirilye Kulurisi
* Izmir Flakes
* Manisa Tahinli Bagel
* Istanbul Bagel
* Bursa Bagel


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Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

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Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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