Soups are an essential part of the Turkish cuisine, especially in winter months. Lentil Soup, Ezogelin Soup, Yoghurt Soup and Tarhana Soup are the most preferred soups. However, Turkish cuisine contains several others besides these. Meats, vegetables and legumes are the main ingredients of the soups. Broth, flour, yoghurt and vermicelli are used to turn them into a soup.
İşkembe çorbası (tripe soup), is believed commonly to cure the effects of hangover like headache. Especially İşkembe soup restaurants that are located in the urban areas stay open until late night to serve their customers.