Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
Cherry Compote (Vişne Hoşafı)
|Sour cherry||- -||600 gr|
|Water||5 cup||1 kg|
|Sugar||1 cup||180 gr|
Remove stems of
cherries. Set aside. Combine sugar and water in a saucepan. Stir over low heat
until sugar is dissolved. Bring to boil. Add cherries; stir. Reduce heat. Simmer
for 15 minutes. Remove from heat; cool. Serve chilled or cold in individual
cups or bowls.
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||900 iu|
|Vitamin C||5 mg|
It is served with
pilaf and böreks like other hoshafs. In winter it is prepared with dried
cherries in some parts of the country where cherry is grown.