Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
with Cream (Hoşmerim)
|Whipping cream||1 1/2 cup||300 gr|
|Milk||1 cup||200 gr|
|Flour||2 3/4 cup||300 gr|
|Margarine||1/2 cup||100 gr|
|Sugar||1/2 cup||90 gr|
and milk in a saucepan. Blend thoroughly over low heat stirring constantly.
Stir in flour gradually mixing well. Cook over low heat for 20 minutes stirring
constantly again. Stir in melted butter blending well. Remove from heat. Spread
into a round baking dish. Bake in a moderate oven until light brown. Remove
from oven. Sprinkle with sugar while still hot. Cut into 6 wedges. Cover and
let stand until sugar melts and serve warm.
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||642 iu|
|Vitamin C||0 mg|
It is a common
and simple dessert, very popular everywhere especially in rural areas. In some
regions unsalted fresh cheese is used instead of cream. There is a story about
its name and origin. A housewife has made this dessert she asked her husband
"Is it delightful my man?" In Turkish delightful means, "Hoşmerim."