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What is the origin of Turkish delight?

Reay Tannahill suggests that the Persian confection ahbisa (jelly) was the ancestor of Turkish rahat lokum, the long name for the sweet. The etymology of the word lokum has puzzled linguists for many years; it seems to be a corruption of the Arabic word rahat-al hulkum, meaning the contentment of throat while in Ottoman Turkish it means a piece of contentment. So, "Turkish Delight" may not be far off.[1]

The history of lokum dates back 230 years, making it one of the oldest candies in the world. Turkish legend has it that in his endeavor to quell the rumblings of discontent within…

Why are the "turkish delights" called like that? are they originate from turkey? which taste do you prefer?

All Camel cigarettes are made with a blend from Turkey and the United States. These are just the one's they decided to call "Turkish Delights". If you look on the regular camel filters pack, it says Turkish and American. I personally think all kinds of Camels suck(less nicotine, don't taste all that great).

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