History of Turkish Delight


History of Turkish Delight


Turkish delight that is derived from the Ottoman Turkish words “rahat ul-hulküm” meaning throat relaxer, is known in Anatolia since 15th century but it is widespread as of 17th century within the borders of the Ottoman Empire. In Europe, whereas, started to be known as Turkish Delight in 18th century with the mediation of an English traveler.



Together with the materials used with it, the taste of Turkish delight leaves a mark on palates.


The flavor of Turkish delight that is an inseparable part of our traditional culture shall give you enjoyable moments.


 Turkish delight, reaching from the Ottoman era to this day, meets the whole world with İkbal Şekerleme.