Turkish delight - what it is, what it is made of, its benefits, composition
Turkish Delight is one of the most famous sweets of the East, which they learned to cook in our country. In the homeland of this dessert, it is briefly called "Lukum". "Lokom" is translated from Turkish as "pieces". The addition of the word "rahat" (means "pleasure", "comfort") characterizes the taste and describes the feeling that a person feels after tasting this delicacy. Collectively, the full name translates from Turkish as "a piece of pleasure" and in Arabic as "pleasure of the throat." Before you buy such a sweet or try to cook it yourself, we invite you to get to know Turkish delight, find out what it is, what it is made of, as well as the benefits and composition of this product.
In Europe, they learned about this dessert only in the 19th century, when one traveler, returning from Turkey, brought a whole box of such a delicacy home to England. He called it "Turkish Delight" (in the original language "Turkish Delight").
An interesting fact: the sweet tooth of all Europe appreciated this unique product. For example, the world-famous artist Pablo Picasso said that Turkish delight helped him focus on his work. And Winston Churchill preferred Turkish delight with the addition of pistachios.