Shawarma is a meat preparation technique in Turkey where lamb, chicken, beef, or a combination of meats are placed on a vertical spit and slowly roasted for a long time. To serve the shawarma, long, thin slices of the meat are carved from the spit. It is then served in salads, in sandwiches, or simply on a plate.  It is commonly served with chopped or shredded vegetables, pickles, and condiments like tahini or hummus.

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  1. It looks like the gyro stands we would go to when we were vacationing on Rhodes.

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    • Very much like that, only the bread that the meat is typically served with is very, very thin although it has the same taste as pita bread.

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  2. Whoa! I’ve never seen that! Very cool 🙂

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