About Hafez Mustafa Mixed Delight 500 gr
Turkish delight is one of the most famous and oldest types of Turkish sweets. Its origins began in Turkey nearly 500 years ago. It is a jelly candy. served in small bites easy to chew and tasty It is made from starch and sugar and has a variety of flavors and colors depending on the additional ingredients inside.
The name came from the Arabic language, where it was called “rahat-ul hulkum”. This is because its taste is soothing to the throat. Then the name was changed and shortened to become “Lokum”.
As for its name in the English language, it is “Turkish delights”, a name given to it by a British traveler who visited Istanbul at the end of the nineteenth century. He tried it and was very impressed by its taste, so he decided to take it to his country, where he called it by this name.
History of Hafiz Mustafa HAFIZ MUSTAFA
The history of Hafez Mustafa Sweets began in 1864. During the reign of the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Aziz, When Hafiz Mustafa’s father, Ismail Hakkibey, started making sweets in the basement of his building in the Eminönü Bahçekapı district of Istanbul , he gained a good reputation because people admired his sweets.
His son, Hafez Mustafa Ismail, was a muezzin in the Arbasilar Mosque. However, he also loved the field of sweets and was interested in it. So he learned from his father to make Turkish sweets and started helping him. He invested the spread of Turkish sweets around the world, added to the traditional confectionery industry, The production of coffee, tea, chocolate, lokum and other products that spread to different countries.
Hafez Mustafa won 11 medals in the field of making pastries and sweets in Europe between 1926 and 1938. And his son Jamil Bey continued the same path of success and expansion after him. A book has been written about Hafez Mustafa, called “The Secrets of Hafez Mustafa,” by the Colombian author Francisco Leal Quevedo.
Today, Hafez Mustafa sweets shops are the most famous destination for tourists who want to taste the delicious original taste of various types of Turkish sweets. In addition to being exported to many countries of the world.
Mixed Delight Hafez Mustafa 500 gr
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Hafez Mustafa Mixed Delight Ingredients 500 gr
Turkish lokum dessert consists of jelly, sugar, and starch. It varies in flavours, foods, Stuffed with different nuts.
In addition, the product is halal and certified by the Turkish Standards Institution, and it reaches you in its natural fresh state without any additives or artificial materials.
How is Turkish Lokum prepared?
- Lokum is made from a mixture of sugar syrup, starch and citric acid.
- This mixture is cooked on fire for hours, stirred in a special way, and flavors, nuts, and more are added to it.
- The resulting mixture is poured into molds or trays that have been previously sprinkled with fine powdered sugar to prevent sticking.
- After it has cooled and frozen, it is placed on a marble surface, where it is cut into slices or cubes.
How is Turkish lokum served?
Turkish delight is usually served to guests at home with Turkish coffee or tea. And he has traditional hospitality boxes dedicated to him, This dessert is also served in all Turkish restaurants and cafes. It is common among all social classes in Turkey, especially in religious holidays, national occasions, parties and birthdays. It is one of the most famous Turkish exports to Europe and the rest of the world.
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