La pastirma è un salume di manzo essicatto molto speziato di origine anatolica, diffuso in tutti i paesi di origine ottomana. La parola deriva dal turco bastırma et ovvero "carne pressata", pastırma in turco moderno. Il ...
Turkish delight or Lokum is a family of confections based on a gel of starch and sugar. Premium varieties consist largely of chopped dates, pistachios and hazelnuts or walnuts bound by the gel; traditional varieties are mostly gel, generally flavored with rosewater, mastic, Bergamot orange or lemon. The confection is often packaged and eaten in small cubes dusted with icing sugar, copra, or powdered cream of Tartar, to prevent clinging. Other common types include such flavors as cinnamon and mint. In the production process, soapwort may be used as an emulsifying additive.