June 12, 2011

Chocoist Brings New Flavors to Istanbul

Ask for Turkish delight at Soley Ari’s dessert and chocolate shop and you may be surprised with what she offers you. Instead of the familiar confection of starch and sugar one might expect, Ari’s Turkish delight consists of chocolate, figs, apricots, hazelnuts, cumin and sesame.

“I’ve loved chocolate ever since I was a little, little girl,” she said. “My aunt would always bring me those Kinder chocolates eggs with the toys inside. When she didn’t bring them, I would be upset. I don’t know exactly when it started, but as far as I can remember, I always ate chocolate. It’s my favorite food.”

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