Turkish Delight, Istanbul, Turkey

Turkish delight or lokum

The exact origin of these sweets is yet to be definitively determined; however, “lokum” comes from the Arabic Halkum or Al-Halkum. In the Arab World, Turkish delights are called rāḥat al-ḥulqūm which means “Throat Comfort””

Restaurant : Edebiyat Kiraathanesi

http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g293974-d2525328-Reviews-Edebiyat_Kiraathanesi-Istanbul.html

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