Kavourma (cooked/preserved meat) is a sausage which literally means “roasted”. The word is of Turkish origin, from “kavourma”, which means roasting. It is a traditional meat product with a special taste due to its manufacturing process but also because of its high nutritional value, which justifies its price. It consists of boiled pieces of meat (kid, buffalo, sheep or beef, depending on the region) mixed with the broth and cooked with spices in the animal’s fat. It is eaten raw, cut into small pieces or added to recipes giving its special taste to pies, omelets etc..It is also made at home and preserved in the animal’s fat.