Saturday, 20 July 2024
A Taste of Konya: Dried Mulberry Compote

A Taste of Konya: Dried Mulberry Compote

Dried mulberry compote is a traditional dessert from Konya, known for its simplicity and rich, natural sweetness. Made with dried mulberries, water, sugar, and a touch of rosewater, this compote offers a refreshing and delightful taste of local flavors.


Dried mulberry compote is a delicious and healthy way to enjoy the flavor of mulberries.



Here's a recipe for dried mulberry compote from Konya:

Ingredients

  • 250 g mulberries 

  • 1 L. water 

  • 150 gr sugar 

  • 1 tablespoon of rosewater


Recipe

Take a handful of dried mulberries, put the rest in the pot and add the water.


Take it off the stove when it comes to boil.


Strain into a clean pot and remove the pulp.


Add sugar and stir until it melts.


Put it on the stove again and bring it to a boil. 


Add the dried mulberries and take the pot off the stove.


Let it cool for a while.


Add the rosewater to the cool compote and serve.