Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
|Salep (powdered root of orchis
mascula)||2 teaspoon||10 gr|
|Sugar||2 1/2 tablespoon||25 gr|
|Milk||3 3/4 cup||750 gr|
|Cinnamon||3/4 teaspoon||1.5 gr|
Place salep and
sugar in a small saucepan; mix well. Add cold milk gradually stirring constantly
to prevent lumping. Cook over low heat for 10-15 minutes until thickened and
smooth in consistency, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Pour into
small mugs or large demitasses. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Serve hot.
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||256 iu|
|Vitamin C||1 mg|
Salep is a pleasant
winter drink. People go to "Salep Shops" or any "Coffe Shop" or "Pastry Shop"
to drink "Hot Salep" on cold winter nihgts. Since it gets lumpy while adding
milk to salep-sugar mixture one should be careful and patient to add milk gradually.
Amount of sugar may be decreased.