Royal Loukoum (raha) with pistachios Zaitoune 250g
Loukoums generously filled and coated with pistachios.
Authentic Levantine recipe
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 the Middle East, loukoums are garnished with roasted pistachios and are traditionally offered on important occasions such as engagements, weddings, births and religious holidays. Different versions of Turkish Turkish Lukum are found in Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Cyprus and Bosnia...