Desserts

Quince Dessert

Quince Dessert

Quince Dessert, in Turkish ‘Ayva Tatlısı’, is a delicious dessert that is simply made with seasonal Quince Fruit. You can find quince fruit from September to early January at every Turkish market. During these months, most of the Turkish restaurants add this magnificent dessert to their menus because Turkish customers know it is quince season. …

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Turkish Delight

Turkish Delight

Turkish delight, in Turkish ‘Lokum’, is a soft and chewy candy, which has been known as Turkey’s traditional sweet for centuries. Turkish delight is a very famous light sweet that basically made of sugar, water, starch, and lemon juice. Turkish doctors say Turkish delight (Lokum) has many benefits for the human body. They say; instead of …

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Baklava

Baklava

Does anyone out there who hasn’t heard about ‘Baklava‘ dessert? I guess not. If you haven’t heard let me tell you that it is the most delicious dessert in the world. It is a very rich taste dessert that is formed by extremely thin dough layers full of pistachios or walnuts and special syrup. Turks …

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Helva

Helva

‘Helva’ in English ‘Halva’ is an easy dessert if you are limited of ingredients and time to make something special for yourself or your friends. Basically, you will need 4 ingredients to make ‘Helva’. You need butter, flour, sugar, and water. If you want to enrich your Helva, you can add pine nuts, walnuts, or …

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Kunefe

Künefe

Künefe is considered to be one of the most delicious desserts of Turkey and we are so lucky to have this dessert at our cuisine. Künefe dessert spreads all over the world from our Atakya district (Antioch) of Hatay city. Antakya is located in the Mediterranean region of Turkey and it is the birthplace of …

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