Delight of orange, hazelnut and caramel from the famous confectioner Hafez Mustafa
- Weight: 1 kg
- Enjoy the wonderful flavor of oranges, caramel and fresh hazelnuts in one
- One of the most famous and best types of Turkish delight since 1864
- The products are fresh and without preservatives or any other additives
- All kinds of Hafez Mustafa sweets from natural materials and natural beet sugar
- Easy to chew and delicious
- The packages sent are wrapped in an airtight envelope
- The products are halal certified by the Turkish Standards Institute
- Hafez Mustafa’s delight is unlike any other dessert on the market today.
- Coming to you directly from the most famous Hafiz Mustafa stores in Turkey with more than 150 years of experience, made in small batches.
- This ensures that you always have the freshest lokum. With a total commitment to quality and attention to detail, we guarantee that you won’t find a better tasting Delight.
History of Turkish rights
- Delight is one of the most delicious sweets in the world, but there are many differences in its presence from one place to another.
- It is a popular antique sweet that comes from the distant past.
- In Turkey in particular, delicacy is considered one of the best gifts that you can give anyone.
- As it is eaten next to a cup of Delicious Turkish coffee
According to the historical version, it is said that the first recipe for Turkish delight was after one of the sultans ordered the manufacture of a unique dessert to satisfy his wife, so those in the palace mixed honey, molasses, starch and mastic until it was sweet, and from that time it became part of daily life and religious and social events about the Ottomans.
- It is said that the first person to make this famous dessert was Haji Bekir, who opened his own store in the outskirts of Istanbul after coming from the small village of Kastamonu in eastern Anatolia in 1777. His fame soon reached the Sultan’s Palace, which awarded him the Medal of Honor for candy makers and appointed him The main chef in charge of desserts in the palace.
- The Turkish name for lokum comes mainly from Arabic, “rest of lokum”.
Because of its softness and ease in throat and the tongue enjoyed its comfortable taste, then the name changed little by little over time until it became known as “lokum” or in Arabic “lokum” with the term “lokum”.
- Delight arrived in Europe, especially Britain, at the end of the nineteenth century through a British traveler who visited Istanbul. He liked it a lot and carried it with him, where it was presented as a “piece of joy or joy”, or as it is known in English to this day, “Turkish Delight”.
- As for the countries of Central Asia and Eastern Europe, such as Greece and the Balkans, the lokum arrived early as a result of the Ottoman relations with it, as it is known by the same name there and the same rituals that spread among the Turks were presented.
- One of the funny stories associated with this dessert is that it was a favorite of Napoleon Bonaparte and Winston Churchill, and it is said that the international painter Pablo Picasso used to eat it while he was resting from job.
History of Hafez Mustafa sweets
- The history of Hafez Mustafa sweets began in 1864, during the reign of the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Aziz, when Hafez Mustafa’s father, Ismail Hakqi Bey, began making sweets in the basement of the building in which he lived in the Bahçkapi Eminonu district of Istanbul, and he gained a good reputation.
- because of the people’s admiration for the sweets he makes.
- It continued to spread around the world, adding to the traditional sweets industry, the production of coffee, tea, sweet delight and other products that spread in various 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.
- Today, Hafez Mustafa sweets shops are the most popular destination for tourists who want to taste the delicious original taste of various types of Turkish sweets, in addition to exporting them to many countries of the world