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Where to find gourmet Turkish delight?

jes13 Dec 6, 2010 11:27 AM

Awhile ago--years now, I think-- Whole Foods in the Bowery carried gourmet (I.e., not pre-packaged, and unusual flavors) Turkish delight. They no longer carry it because one of the ingredients didn't meet their requirements, but no one there can tell me who made it or from where I can now get it.

Any recommendations for something similar?


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  1. Motosport RE: jes13 Dec 6, 2010 12:07 PM

    There are several places on Atlantic Av Bet Clinton and Court St in Brooklyn that have bulk Turkish delight. Sahadi, Malko, Damascus bakery.
    I can't think of any place in Manhattan.

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      orthorunner RE: jes13 Dec 6, 2010 12:21 PM

      Have you tried Kalustyan's? I would check and see if they carry it.

      123 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016

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        wadawada RE: orthorunner Jan 23, 2011 10:27 AM

        They have it at Kalustyan's (by the cashier); I bought a piece of pistachio turkish delight from there a few weeks ago. It was really good but expensive at $20/lb. I got one piece 1"x2"x1" and it was ~$3. Craving it again but wish I can get it for cheaper in Manhattan.

        123 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016

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          Lau RE: wadawada Jan 23, 2011 11:19 AM

          as wadawada said they do have it at kalustyan's, i dont even really like turkish delight, but they have a good version

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        Bill O. RE: jes13 Jan 23, 2011 01:43 PM

        I made some a few weeks ago based on a recipe/article from Harold McGee/NYT. Came out pretty good considering it was the first time. Used rose water. The process mostly takes place in the microwave.

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