Lentil soup, homemade flat bread with butter and grapeseed molasses, ciçek dolması, pickled vegetables, fresh chopped salad with lemon and pomegranate molasses dressing. The woman who runs the restaurant is married to a cave carver, who was responsible for carving the incredible Cappadocia cave hotel where our group stayed.
Cappadocian Early Christian History in Cave Churches
After a cave breakfast room reminiscent of the Flintstones, visit Goreme Open Air Museum an UNESCO World Heritage Site containing 10th to 13th century Christian cave churches carved into the natural rock landscape. See exceptional, vibrant frescoes in a cave church where the columns and domes have been carved from the rock within the the cave.
Enjoy Turkish hospitality and a home cooked lunch in the home of a village family, of enjoying the company of up to 4 generations of family women. Get up close to the unusual fairy chimney rock formations. For dinner we are spoiled by meze plates and Anatolian comfort food.