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.
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.
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 This dessert, originally made in villas and palaces, was then spread and accepted by the public.
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.