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Traditional Akide Candy 250 gr.

Traditional Akide Candy 250 gr.

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Traditional Akide Candy 250 gr.

Akide candy and Turkish delight are two of the most important culinary heritages of Turkey.

Akide candy was invented in 16th century at a time when sugar was very expensive and more valuable than honey.

The word “akide” comes from Arabic and means “faith and loyalty.” In Syrian Arabic dialect, it means “thickening, making a knot.” Therefore the candy that is made by boiling honey or sugar took on the name “akide.”

FAQ (frequently asked questions)

Question:What is “Akide Şekeri (Candy)” in Turkish language?
Answer: Akide Şekeri is a kind of candy, one of the oldest products of the Ottoman cuisine. In the dictionary “akide” means faith, devotion and rule. In the Ottoman period Akide şekeri was used at the Sultan’s salary ceremony for the Janissaries. On the salary day, three-month wages were given to the Janissaries and in the palace yard, they were served rice and a kind of sweet made of gelatin. 


Question: What is Akide History?
Answer: Akide were created sometime after refined white sugar was introduced in Turkey.


Geçmişte Yeniçerilerin Padişaha olan bağlılıklarını ifade etmek amacıyla ikram edilen akide şekeri günümüzde halen özel günlerimizi renklendiren geleneksel bir lezzettir. Bugün halen geleneksel yöntemlerle ve saf şeker pancarından üretilen akide şekerlerimiz rengarenk tanelerinde çeşit çeşit hazları barındırır. İşte Mughe Gourmet paketinde sizi bekleyen lezzet taneleri: Fındık, Limon, Gül,Susam, Menekşe, Bergamut, Nane, Muz, Tarçın, Sakız , Çilek, Portakal, Nane-Limon