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What is the double roasted Turkish delight?
The double roasted Turkish delight has more pistachio inside it because it is cooked more. The double roasted Turkish delight is one of the favorite desserts for pistachio lovers. It is one of the traditional Turkish flavors that gained an international fame. It adds a pleasant appearance on the table thanks to its esthetic appearance and amazing taste. It is one of the best presents that can be offered. It can be served in the very special days like bayrams. It is usually served with coffee.
When was double roasted Turkish delight discovered?
Turkish delight is known in Anatolia since the 15th century, but it became popular in the Ottoman Empire in the 17th century. It was exported first to the Balkans and then to Europe in the 18th century. At that time, it was named ‘Turkish delight’. So it was the first Turkish dessert to be exported abroad. The double roasted Turkish delight is produced first in Konya in 1960. At that time, it is started to use the roasted pistachio in Turkish delight. And the reason for naming it double roasted is that the roasted pistachio is cooked for a second time with Turkish delight.
Where is the birthplace of double roasted Turkish delight?
The double roasted Turkish delight is produced in Safranbolu, in Kastamonu and it was popular in Izmit and Afyon too.
How does it taste and what are its benefits?
You will the real taste with the double roasted pistachio. The ingredients of the Turkish delight are sugar, corn starch, sour salt, citric acid, water, and pistachio. It is completely natural and does not contain any kind of additive substances. It is a source of energy. Besides, it is super natural and healthy. It can be served inside a small piece of fabric or tissue, or it can be served with coffee.
What does determine the quality of the double roasted Turkish delight?
It does not contain any kind of additive substances. Natural granulated sugar is used. It has a very special taste and texture. The pistachios of good quality are used in the making. The quality is apparent because it does not give any burning sensation in the mouth.
Where is the double roasted Turkish delight made?
It is mass-produces with the contribution of manual labor in our company which meets the high standards. Besides, it can be made home in a very easy way.
How is it made?
Making Turkish delight is not a difficult thing but it requires professionalism. It can be cooked in a normal pot or in a pressure cooker. It can be cooked in the pot at max 125 c within 2-2.5 hours. However, using a pressure cooker would save time. It is much preferred because less heat, water and citric are used.
What are the production steps of double roasted Turkish delight?
It is made under hygiene conditions in a modern production sections. First, we put sugar and water and boiling them together. At this time, we add water to the citric acid in another pot to mix them. We also make a suspension of starch and water. After that, we mix them together and add some roasted pistachio to it in order to boil them all.
After getting the wanted texture we pour the liquid onto a wooden surface and let in on it for 12-24 hours.
Finally, we add coconut, powdered sugar, and starch mixture to it and pour it onto a marble surface to shape it as we want.
What are the shelf life and the storage conditions of Turkish delight?
The shelf life of Turkish delight is 3 months as long as you keep it in an air-proof and light-proof container in a cool and dry place away from the direct sunlight.
How is Turkish delight packed?
We pack Turkish delight in metal boxes and vacuum it to be delivered.
Nutrition FactsServing Size:100 gramsAmount Per ServingCalories from Fat 32.1Calories 321.4% Daily Value*3.6 gramsTotal Fat0 gramsSaturated FatTrans Fat 0 grams0 milligramsCholesterol0 milligramsSodium71.4 gramsTotal Carbohydrates0 gramsDietary FiberSugars 64.3 gramsProtein 0 grams0%Vitamin A0%Vitamin C0%Calcium0%IronPercent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.