One of the most famous sweets is Pismaniye which is made in Kocaeli (Izmit).
There are many regional meals and sweets in Turkey. These foods are known as famous Turkish foods in the World. Some kinds of sweet are liked very much by Turkish people. One of them is pismaniye which is made in Izmit or Kocaeli. These two city names belong to same city. You can use any name for this city. Kocaeli is known a big city in Turkey by people. Because Kocaeli has got one of the biggest industries. So many people usually come here for working. A lot of factories are also located here.
Many regional foods and other things which are belong to Izmit are famous in Turkey and in the World. But the most importants famous things of Izmit are industries and pismaniye. We will explain pismaniye you in this post. How to make it and what are the ingredients of it? Before we do not pismaniye, we want to tell that, other name of pismaniye is wire halvah and it is also very old sweet.
Pismaniye is indispensable sweet of regional festivities in Kocaeli. It was made firstly by Hayri Usta who had lived in Kandira. Kandira is a big district in Koaceli. Pismaniye is made with margarine, vanilla, cocoa, lemon salt, sugar, flour and water. After the sugar was melted in a cooker as a wax, it will be made as a ring. You will roast the flour and will be melted margarine. Next, you will mix them in a tray and you will take the rign wax that has been prepared. Later, you will mix the ring wax with flour and margarine mixture. The prepared wax will become as wire and you will continue to this process.