Slideshow: Snapshots from Istanbul: 8 Takes on Turkish Delight

Pomegranate with Pistachios and Chocolate
Pomegranate with Pistachios and Chocolate
The most decadent of them all, this piece has a bright full flavor with subtle notes of cacao. Though pomegranate and pistachio is the most popular choice, adding the little balls of puffed rice covered in chocolate only adds to the experience.
Milky Lemon and Pomegranate with Pistachios
Milky Lemon and Pomegranate with Pistachios
This version of Turkish delight is encased in a milky lemon marshmallow. The lemon flavor is exceptionally sweet which plays nicely against the bright pomegranate flavor in the center.
Pomegranate with Pistachios Dusted with Pistachio Dust
Pomegranate with Pistachios Dusted with Pistachio Dust
If you ask a local, everything gets better when pistachios are involved. So why not take the favorite and dust it with crumbled pistachios? The unsalted pistachio dust adds a decadent, rich flavor to the bright notes of pomegranate.
Honey with Cinnamon and Almonds
Honey with Cinnamon and Almonds
This honey flavored Turkish delight has lots of nice, chunky almonds waiting inside. The strong cinnamon flavor brings back childhood memories of Red Hots.
Kiwi with Pistachio
Kiwi with Pistachio
The sweet, subtle kiwi flavor tastes more ambiguously "green" than like kiwi, but it pairs nicely with the full flavor of the pistachios.
Orange with Pistachio
Orange with Pistachio
This bright orange candy has warming spices that are reminiscent of festive autumn flavors.
Bosphorus
Bosphorus
If you're looking for a good place to try Turkish delight, check out Bosphorus. It sells a variety of typical Turkish goods, from essential oils to ceramics. You can find them just to the right when you enter from the main entrance of the market just off the water. They have a wide selection of Turkish delight.