Syrian delight (rahat) with rose Today 250g
Lukum (from the Turkish lokum meaning "piece") or raha halkum (from Arabic literally meaning "the contentment of the throat"), is one of the oldest confectionery in the world. Based on starch and sugar, Turkish lokum or raha are often flavoured with rose water and garnished with dry rose petals. In Syria, Turkish delight is garnished with roasted pistachios and is traditionally offered on important occasions such as engagements, weddings, births and religious holidays. Different versions of Turkish Turkish Lukum can be found in Turkey, Lebanon, Cyprus and Bosnia...