Karisik Meyveli Lokum (Kus Lokumu)
History of Turkish delight dates back to 500 years; making Turkish Delight one of the oldest sweets in the world. Legend has it that in his endeavor to cope with all his wives, Sultan summoned all his confectionery experts and ordered them to produce a unique dessert to add to the collection of secret recipes for which he was famous. As a result of extensive research "Lokum" better known as "Turkish Delight" throughout the world was born. The sultan found it so tasty and stimulating that he and all successive Sultans always insisted on a plate of Turkish Delight with their daily feasts. The quality and taste of Turkish Delight became traditional and famous over hundreds of years and is now available for your enjoyment in its original recipe. These gummy, sugar brushed cubes can be filled with anything from fruit flavoring to pistachios, and have been a part of Turkish culture for centuries. Fashionable ladies gave Turkish Delight to friends in lace handkerchiefs, and Turkish families always serve lokum on holidays and birthdays. Since it remains fresh for one year, stored at room temperature, most households keep some on hand.It is said that Picasso used to eat Turkish Delight on daily basis for concentration on his work while Winston Churchill and Napoleon's favorite was pistachio filling. Which one is yours?