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Tursu suyu (pickle juice)

Submitted by lsr
Galata bridge fish vendors
Galata Bridge, Istanbul

Sold by the balik ekmek (fish sandwich) vendors down by Galata Bridge (Eminönü side), turşu suyu is a potent companion drink: pickled cucumber and cabbage with lots of bright pink pickle juice. Mouth-puckering but refreshing--as a fan of pickled everything, I enjoyed it!


 

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