Sunday, 4 January 2009


Turkish delight is produced in Turkey since 15Th century. The recipe with sugar and starch was invented by Haci Bekir Company in Istanbul during 19Th century. Lokum is sold in shops and patisseries all over Turkey with hundreds of varieties to choose from. They are made with fruit, nuts, rose water, fruit juices, mint and so on..
It is enjoyed with Turkish coffee or as a sweet snack. It is also tradition to take box of Turkish delight as a gift to family and friends when visiting them. It is enjoyed all year round as well as very  popular  during Bayrams and special holidays.

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