It is an irresistible sweet treat that melts in the mouth, a perfect dessert for hot summer days before us. We came upon a variety of information about the origin of trilece and we suppose it originates from Albania. Our friends suggested that it comes from South America, and the name comes from the words tres leches (three milks bread). And they are probably right:) One thing is certain though, every sweet shop that hopes to keep its reputation must have this milk cake on its menu.
Milk Pudding with Mastic Gum; Damla sakizli muhallebi. ... Originally liquid, mastic gum is sold as hard small translucent lumps and melted in hot milk while making dessert. It can also be grounded with mortar and pestle. As it has a strong flavor, only one or two small lumps will be enough for your cooking.
Lokma is a Turkish fried sweet dough that is covered in a simple syrup. Served as a dessert, lokma is a popular coffee accompaniment. You can add chocolate sauce, honey, cinnamon, sesame or grated walnuts to these bite-size pastries. Lokma is often baked in batches and served to attendees of special occasions, such as weddings, business events, house parties, and even funerals. The tasty treat is especially popular in Western Turkey. Many native Turks take large pots of Lokma to special occasions; some bring the ingredients with them and bake a batch on the premises. The package makes 80 pieces.