Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
|Rose petal||15-20 piece||- |
|Poppy petals (red)||5-6 piece||- |
|Citric acid (powdered)||2 teaspoon||- |
|Water||5 cup||1 kg|
|Sugar||1 2/3 cup||300 gr|
|Water||12 1/2 cup||2500 gr|
For extract: Rinse
and drain petals. Remove white parts of rose, and dark parts of poppy petals.
Place in a jar. Add citric acid and water. Cover and let stand for 1-1 1/2 month.
This will be basic extract. Keep it in refrigerator. For syrup (cold drink):
Dissolve sugar in water stirring occasionally. Add desired amount of extract
to taste. Stir in crushedice.'Serve in glasses with crushed ice.
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||0 iu|
|Vitamin C||0 mg|
It is one of the
oldest and most traditional drink which dates back to the old times. It is not
as popular as it used to be since wide choice of cold drinks are available on
the market today. However it is still prepared and used in small towns in Anatolia
where roses are grown abundantly. In summer months it is used as an ice-cold
drink and offered for guests. It was also sprinkled over ice cream in the old