Hanim Gobegi is the Turkish term which literally means "lady's belly button/navel or delicate belly" refers to Turkish small sweet cake that is looking like a belly button; a syrupy dessert with a thumbprint in the middle which has become a staple desserts in many Turkish restaurants. Hanim Gobegi is one of the classic Ottoman Empire desserts. An old Turkish saying advises one to "eat sweetly and speak sweetly". Sweets and desserts have always been an important and distinctive element of Turkish cuisine. That was true in Ottoman times and is just as true today. Göbek is Turkish for belly, while Hanim means delicate in Turkish.

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