Dr. Oetker Bicarbonate of Soda is a gentle raising agent for use in gingerbread, parkin, cookies, soda bread and a wide range of other recipes. It can be used to make a simple baking powder by using one part Bicarbonate of Soda to 2 parts Cream of Tartar.
'Bicarb' is a store cupboard essential which has also traditionally been popular for its usefulness around the house as well as for baking. It is a great 'natural' cleaner, deodouriser and mild abrasive. Use in solution to clean fridges, microwaves, teapots, cafetieres, glassware and kitchen utensils.
4 x 20 gr Pouches Turkey is the major Salep producing country. Salep is made from the dried powdered roots of a mountain orchid in the Eastern Mediterranean woods. Salep is a traditional Turkish hot drink which was also served during the reign of the Ottoman empire. The roots are rich in starch and the mixture thickens naturally. You should also try Vanilla ice cream with Salep... it has a great aroma and smells delicious:) We love to drink Salep on cold days. It also has medicinal traits, such as for sore throats. It has been used for a long time to treat chronic diarrhea, digesting problems and gum disease.
Milk Pudding with Mastic Gum; Damla sakizli muhallebi. ... Originally liquid, mastic gum is sold as hard small translucent lumps and melted in hot milk while making dessert. It can also be grounded with mortar and pestle. As it has a strong flavor, only one or two small lumps will be enough for your cooking.
Lokma is a Turkish fried sweet dough that is covered in a simple syrup. Served as a dessert, lokma is a popular coffee accompaniment. You can add chocolate sauce, honey, cinnamon, sesame or grated walnuts to these bite-size pastries. Lokma is often baked in batches and served to attendees of special occasions, such as weddings, business events, house parties, and even funerals. The tasty treat is especially popular in Western Turkey. Many native Turks take large pots of Lokma to special occasions; some bring the ingredients with them and bake a batch on the premises. The package makes 80 pieces.