Churchkhela with Pomegranate
Maybe you know Churchkhela but you should taste Churchkhela with pomegranate…
The sweetest member of Turkish cuisine, the best gift to give, the best companion with coffee, a nostalgia from childhood, a reason to love holidays; yes, you are right! We are talking about Turkish Delight (Lokum)
The Turkish delight which was an important part of the palace cuisine in the Ottoman period, has hundreds of years of history.Its recognition in the Anatolia began from the 15th century. It became the most popular in the 17th century. In the 18th century, the travelers took lokum to Europe and introduced it as ‘Turkish Delight’. Lokum also gained popularity here. Mass production in the Ottoman Empire began in 1777. At first it was mixed with honey, fruit syrup and flour. With the invention of starch and refined sugar, the flavor has changed until today.
Products of Bazaar: Kemeralti bazaar is one of the biggest open air bazaar in the world. It has a wide range of products in the kemeraltı market in Izmir. You can find food, beverages, herbal products, souvenirs, textiles, spice shops, sweet shops and traditional products. Due to the high circulation, food products are always fresh. And it has been a frequent destination for gourmets.
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