Turkish Delight: The Origin Of The Signature Confection Of Turkey



Turkish delight is called “Lukom” in Turkey and it is from the Arabic work “luqmat”(plural: luqum) which means morsel and mouthful.

Indeed, you can’t resist having a mouthful of this colorful and enticing confection that originated at least 230 years ago.

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