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Istanbul’s Rahat Lokum was a favorite of Pablo Piccasso

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Rahat Lokum is the oldest Turkish delight dating back 500 years. Rahat Lokum with pistachio filing was a favorite of Napoleon Bonaparte and Winston Churchill. Pablo Picasso, a most influential artist of the 20th century, was in the habit of eating this Turkish delight while working.

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