Turkish Delight candy that originated in Turkey in the The gummy, sugarcoated candy was invented in 1777 by famous confectioner Bekir Effendi (known as Haci Bekir after the Muslim hajj pilgrimage). Haci Bekir owned a candy shop in the Bahcekapi
Turkish delight (in Turkish; Premium varieties consist largely of chopped dates, pistachios and hazelnuts or walnuts bound by the gel; traditional varieties are generally flavored with rosewater, mastic, Bergamot orange or lemon.
Turkish Delight: Another Pinner Wrote ~ I've been wanting to make this since I read about it years ago in The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. Love this pretty color and the idea of eating a delicately rosey treat.