Turkish Delight

Turkish Delight

400.00

According to legend, the first Turkish delight recipe was actually created when a sultan ordered his confectioner to create a unique sweet, perhaps to seduce one of his reluctant wives. Delighted with this opportunity to please his sultan, his confectioner blended a concoction of honey, various flavourings, nuts and some dried fruit, and then bound them together with mastic - a kind of natural gum that grows on a certain Mediterranean tree. The result of his efforts, seemed to work wonders for the sultan, and from then on, Turkish delight became an institution at the daily feasts of the Ottoman court.

With sultans and daily feasts as a thing of the past, nowadays, Turkish Delight is kept hidden somewhere in the kitchen, ready to be served with a cup of strong Turkish coffee to the most valued of guests, as a delightful sign of welcome.

'Turkish Delight' is handwoven with heritage techniques from our ancestors by local artisans at Aegean region of Turkey.

100% finest quality Turkish cotton.

Contemporary design for modern day people.

Smooth.

Long lasting.

Gentle to the skin, highly absorbent, compact and lightweight; have been existing for centuries both in the luxurious and glittering Ottoman palaces as well as modest and mystical villages of Anatolia.

Ideal for babies.

I call these unique towels “smart” because they all can be used at the beach, in the bath, at the pool, in the sauna or Turkish bath, during sports, at the spa or even as a scarf, cloth or blanket for your homes or outdoor living such as picnic.

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