Kebabs

Prosecutors seek two to 15 years in jail for bathing in milk

Prosecutors in the Central Anatolian province of Konya are seeking two to 15 years in jail for two dairy workers after they bathed in milk.

"One suspect put hot water and milk into a tank, got inside and took a bath. The other suspect filmed him," the indictment said.

After bathing in milk, the suspects pour milk to the floor of the dairy plant, according to the indictment.

Döner shops create monthly $630 million business volume

Some 30,000 shops sell around a total of 900,000 kilograms of traditional döner kebab each day across Turkey, making a great contribution to the local economy, according to the head of a trading group.

"Döner makers are also the main players in the local meat market as they create strong demand," Muhammet Nezif Emek, the head of Döner Shop Owners' Association, told Anadolu Agency.

Souvlaki price to increase by 10-15 percent

Souvlaki, the traditional Greek fast food popular among locals and visitors alike, will soon suffer a 10-15 percent price hike, kebab shop owners are warning.

The reason for this sudden increase - which could take prices up to 3 euros per pitta-wrapped kebab - is the significant rise in the price of pork, which the meat industries and kebab shop owners can no longer absorb.

Turkish man aims for Guinness world record with three-ton döner kebab

One Turkish man says he is determined to make it into the book of Guinness World Records by accomplishing his life-long dream of “making” the biggest döner kebab in the world, weighing three tons. Hakan Soysal, at 42-year-old father of three from the Central Anatolian province of Sivas, has already been accepted as a pre-nominee to the list, Doğan News Agency reported on Feb. 7.

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