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Turkish delight
An assortment of Turkish delight
Alternative names Lokum
Type Confection
Place of origin Ottoman Empire, Persia
Serving temperature Room temperature
Main ingredients Starch, sugar
Variations Multiple

Turkish Delights or Lokum are a type of sweet originating from modern day Turkey. It is mainly made out of rose water and several types of nuts.

Traditionally they are served after a meal with Turkish Coffee. There are a variety different flavours of Turkish delights for example rose water, lemon and chocolate.

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