Turkey’s Mesir Paste — The Secret Aphrodisiacs from the Ottoman Period

Turkey’s Mesir Paste — The Secret Aphrodisiacs from the Ottoman Period

Mesir paste tradition (Mesir Macunu in Turkish) is a very old tradition in the history of Manisa. The city, by the way, is an Anatolian city in the Aegean region. So, the tradition dates back to almost 500 years. Mesir paste started as a medicine invention during the Ottoman period. However, it became an important part of…