Helva is one of the most important sweets of Old Antalya cuisine. The main ingredients are flour, oil and sugar . Sometimes instead of semolina, starch, sugar instead of honey, molasses or sugar powder can be used. Not only Helva is a main material of Turksih home kitchesn, it has a special place in the lives of Old Antalians.Where To Buy
Antalya has a reputation with fruit jams. Every housewives in Antalya knows how to make jams and it is seen as a hospitality dish for guests. The best jams to try are:
Turunç Jam : thick with grated orange rind, peeled and sliced oranges.
Bergamot Jam : Bergamot, a citrus fruit jam made from the property in Antalya.
Apricot Jam : filled with sweet slices of apricot
Where To Buy
If you want to buy native cultural products in Antalya, (from food to souvenirs) we recommend you to visit our main markets. Of course, you can find souvenirs in the center of the city or with your tourist discounts in the duty-free shops. Since Antalya is a tourist place, it is also easy to find typical food products in any supermarket.
Discover the small bazaars and shops in Antalya.
You can always ask the staff in Antalya Cruise Port if you have any questions.