A few days ago I posted a recipe for Oranges in Cardamon, Cinnamon & Rosewater Syrup. You can see the full post here. Sometimes the question comes up, what do I do now. I have listed below a half dozen ways to use these tasty orange treats. I hope you find something interesting enough to try.
Try pistachios for a little extra colour.
You can also cut into quarters and start with some granola or porridge underneath for a healthy hearty breakfast.
Serve plain or….
Mix three parts syrup, one part vinegar and one part oil, Toss and serve.
Add chopped cooked chicken to the mixture and serve over a mix of lettuce for a light salad.
If any syrup is left over from the filling of the jars, do no throw it out!
The rosewater may not shine through stronger beverages but the spices will add to the depth of flavour.
Use in any recipe that calls for a simple syrup.
Basbousa Cake is one such recipe. A Mediterranean cake made with semolina (cream of wheat) and buttermilk.
Since Imbolc traditions highlight dairy, I am going to make one to accompany the oranges. Stay tuned!