Acma with Olives – A Treasure Behind the Culinary Curtains

Acma with Olives represents a traditional Turkish pastry and it is the star of this delectable dish. Its name translates to “Opened” in Turkish, a nod to its beautifully layered and fluffy texture.

Today, as we explore this hidden gem on our menu that embodies the essence of Turkish cuisine we are digging deeper into the celebration of simplicity, freshness, and the rich cultural tapestry of Turkey.

The Perfect Pairing – Olives

Crafted from a buttery dough that is meticulously folded and baked to perfection, Acma represents itself with a golden-brown exterior that gives way to a soft, pillowy interior.

To elevate the experience, we’ve paired Acma with the timeless charm of olives. In Turkish cuisine, olives are not just a garnish; they are a symbol of prosperity and peace. The salty notes of olives complement the richness of Acma, creating a harmonious marriage of flavors.

As you take your first bite, you’ll experience a symphony of textures. The crisp layers of Acma contrast with the smooth, earthy olives. Combined, they are a journey that unfolds, revealing the craftsmanship behind this Turkish culinary masterpiece.

The Art of Presentation

At our restaurant, The Acma with Olives is presented with care, showcasing the intricate layers of the pastry and the vibrant hues of the olives. It’s a feast for the eyes before it becomes a feast for the senses.

To enhance your experience, we recommend pairing the Acma with a refreshing Turkish tea. The warmth of the tea complements the richness of the pastry and enhances the overall enjoyment of the dish.

This pastry invites you to savor the flavors of the Turkey in every bite. Join us on a journey where tradition meets innovation, and each dish tells a story of passion. Come, indulge in the magic of Acma with Olives, and let your taste buds embark on a culinary voyage like never before.

Menemen: A Scrumptious Breakfast Delight

Menemen is a hearty breakfast without being overwhelming and it’s a great way to start the day with lots of fresh vegetables. If you love a warm and filling breakfast, then you’ve got to try this. The flavor in this dish is phenomenal considering it’s made with such simple ingredients! Join us as we delve into the rich history and unique characteristics that make Menemen a must-try dish.


Simple Ingredients Only

Menemen is a harmonious combination of simple yet flavorful ingredients. Fresh tomatoes and green peppers form the base of this dish, creating a medley of colors and textures. The addition of eggs gives Menemen its characteristic scrambled consistency. A touch of olive oil and spices adds depth and richness to the flavor profile.


Cooking Method

The beauty of Menemen lies in its simplicity. The ingredients are sautéed to perfection in a pan, allowing their natural flavors to meld together. The tomatoes release their juices, creating a luscious sauce that envelops the eggs. The result is a hot-served velvety scramble.


Our beverage suggestion: Menemen pairs perfectly with Ayran, Turkish Tea, or Freshly Squeezed Beet Juice.

If you’re looking for a quick and nutritious meal or a flavorful addition to your brunch, we suggest you try this dish. At Sultan Ahmet Turkish Cuisine, we take pride in presenting the authentic flavors of Turkish cuisine, and Menemen is no exception. Our chefs skillfully prepare this classic dish using the finest, locally sourced ingredients to ensure a genuine taste of Turkey with every bite.