Fictional Feasts: Mouth-Watering Moments of Literary Gastronomy

Turkish Delight from The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Embarrassing to admit? For years we thought Turkish delight was a magic food that only existed in Narnia.

“The Queen let another drop fall from her bottle on to the snow and instantly there appeared a round box, tied with green silk ribbon, which, when opened turned out to contain several pounds of the best Turkish Delight. Each piece was sweet and light to the very center and Edmond and never tasted anything more delicious.”