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Flower Flavored Dessert: Homemade Rose Water Ice Cream

July 16, 2012

Homemade Rose Water Ice CreamPersian restaurants and markets serve a lovely floral ice cream, fragrant with the scent of roses. Once you taste it, you’ll know that you have discovered the essence of summer. Unfortunately, not everyone has a Persian market nearby—but this rose water ice cream recipe is easy to make.

The key ingredient, of course, is rose water. It’s said that rose water is the vanilla of the Middle East, and it’s true that it flavors sweets throughout the region, just as vanilla is pervasive in the U.S. What is rose water exactly? Very generally speaking, it’s made by simmering rose petals (and only the petals) in water Continue Reading…