Turkish delight

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Turkish delight

n.
A candy usually consisting of jellylike cubes covered with powdered sugar.

Turkish delight

n
(Cookery) a jelly-like sweet flavoured with flower essences, usually cut into cubes and covered in icing sugar

Turk′ish delight′


n.
a candy made of fruit juice and gelatin, cubed and dusted with sugar. Also called Turk′ish paste′.
[1865–70]
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Noun1.Turkish delight - a jellied candy typically flavored with rose waterTurkish Delight - a jellied candy typically flavored with rose water
candy, confect - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
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M&S is recalling Hellenic Grocery's Handmade Loukoumi (Greek Turkish Delight) because it contains pistachio nut fragments which are not mentioned on the label.
It was like the traditional wedding reception, without the small white envelopes and the loukoumi.
All enjoyed a Mediterranean meal at the popular Greek outpost Loukoumi Taverna in Queens.
He left his country and family behind to search for the perfect loukoumi recipe.
The colours carried by former champion sprinter Somnus were to the fore as Loukoumi took the opening leg of the 7f maiden.
FRIDAY Loukoumi showed enough i on her debut in Doncaster's fillies' maiden to suggest she is up to winning a race soon.
The story revolves around the good deeds of Loukoumi the lamb and her friends Gus the Bear, Fistiki the Cat, Dean the Dog and Marika the Monkey.
The kiddie's book tells the story of Loukoumi, a fluffy lamb that does nice things for other people, and is aimed at four to eight-year-olds.
For those with a sweet tooth, don't miss out on loukoumi or Cyprus delight.
The European Commission added, on 14 December, ten names of agricultural and food products to the list of Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) and Protected Geographical Indication (PGI): Carne de Bisaro Transmontano or Carne de Porco Transmontano (pig meat - Portugal - PDO), Szegedi szalami or Szegedi teliszalami (meat-based product, salami - Hungary - PDO), Pecorino di Filiano (cheese - Italy - PDO), Cereza del Jerte (fruit, cherry - Spain - PDO),"Garbanzo de Fuentesauco (vegetable, chic pea - Spain - PGI), Lenteja Pardina de Tierra de Campos (vegetable, lentils - Spain - PGI), Loukoumi Geroskipou (confectionery - Cyprus - PGI) and Skalicky trdelnik (pastry - Slovakia - PGI) have been added to the list.
Other products added include Spain's Cereza del Jerte cherries, Lenteja Pardina de Tierra de Campos lentils and Garbanzo de Fuentesauco chickpeas; Cyprus' Loukoumi Geroskipou confectionary; and Slovakia's Skalicky trdelnik patisserie products.
Other actors who have voiced characters for 'Loukoumi's Good Deeds' include Oscar-winning actress Olympia Dukakis, Gloria Gaynor, and US news presenter Alexis Christoforous, who voices Loukoumi.