Turkish Desserts

Culinary Choices, About Turkish Desserts

Turkish Desserts, from a milk dessert with burnt caramel to deep-fried balls soaked in sweet syrup, Turkish desserts are always very sweet and very good. Ottoman history, which is located on continents, Turkey’s position at the moment, having lived through dozens of civilization factors like this country, enables us to have the amazing diversity and wealth. This situation also affects Turkish cuisine. On this page you can read the stories of some Turkish sweets. Every dessert has a story in Turkish cuisine.

Culinary Choices, About Turkish Desserts

Sütlü Nuriye (Milky Nuriye) The communities, which were ruled by soldiers during the revolution in a troubled atmosphere, brought Baklava a price limit. This upper limit has become a real disappointment for baklava companies. When they couldn’t change this situation, they made baklava with milk instead of sorbet and nuts instead of peanuts. His name was “milk-filled Nuriye”.

Sütlaç (Rice pudding) The word milk rice comes from “milk pudding”. In Divan-ü Lügat-it Türk the equivalent is ‘uwa’. The story of its origins is quite interesting. A dessert made from rice, milk and sugar was prepared for a person whose stomach was upset. This healing dessert is called milk healing because it contains milk. And after a while it was given as rice pudding. Rumor has it that rice pudding is a Central Asian dessert and came to our country via the Silk Road.

Culinary Choices, About Turkish Desserts

Tavukgöğsü (Chicken breast) Chicken breast was first made by the Romans. Later it passed to Byzantium and Turks. At the end of the Middle Ages, the production of chicken breasts in Europe declined. The Turks took over this dessert and also invented what they won. This dessert, originally made in villas and palaces, was then spread and accepted by the public.

Şıllık / Şileki Tatlısı (Bitch / Chilean dessert) It is a dessert with a modern name, a dessert with a previous name, a dessert that only exists in Southeastern Anatolia. His name has changed in recent years due to certain deformations. But his taste has never changed.
 
Vezir Parmağı (Queen’s fingers) There are many rumors about the history of the vizier. However, the best known and most recognized is the accidental cutting of the vizier’s thumb as a result of a sultan’s hunt with his vizier. The vizier tells the sultan that there is nothing good in this business after this incident. The next day, the sultan encounters a tribe that eats human meat. But this tribe doesn’t eat the sultan and the vizier. Because the tribe doesn’t eat those cut into its body. In this way, both the Sultan and the Vizier are saved.
Culinary Choices, About Turkish Desserts
Aşure (Ashura) Prophet Noah makes a very large ship with the command of Allah (God). He fills animals of all breeds into his ship. God breaks the tide in history and it is destroyed. Only those who board the ship are saved. Deliveries are reduced because they stay on the ship for months. They cook everything else in a cauldron. Prophet. What Noah cooked in the cauldron is ‘Ashura’.
 
Helva (Halvah) Halva is a dessert of Arabic origin. However, Halwa means sweet in Arabic. Halva, whose first production was made in the Middle East and the Balkans, spread with the acceptance of Islam in Arab culture and in the Turks of Arab culture. And it has gained an important place in Turkish customs and traditions. He always cooks Halva in places like soldier farewell and funeral home.
Culinary Choices, About Turkish Desserts

Cezerye (Cezerye) Cezerye is a Mediterranean dessert​. Cezerye, known from Arabic cuisine; “Cezer” means carrot. Because cezerye is made from carrots.​​ The sale of the prison, whose home is Mersin, is also high in Adana. Leave the high calories aside, feed your fingers with its wonderful taste.

Nevzine (Nevzine) Although it is not known exactly where the name Nevzinesi comes from, it is a traditional Turkish dessert. Flour, olive oil or butter and walnuts are made into dough and filled into the tray. Nevzine important guests, brides who give birth to a boy.