Pale pink and with a beguiling fragrance, the Damascene roses from Morocco's south in the Dades Valley beckon. Here in the realm of the "queen among flowers", at the foot of the southern Atlas, an enchanting landscape awaits you, which has retained its traditional charm with its contrasts of desert-like mountains and lush green gardens.
The M'Goun river flows through the middle of it and the typical clay buildings, the so-called Kasbahs made of ochre-coloured earth, compete in their mightiness along its banks.The producer of our rose water is a women's cooperative; it holds the ECOCERT (MA-BIO-122) and FAIRTRADE (MA-3223) certificates.
Rose water is an important ingredient of certain types of marzipan and is used to flavour dishes, especially in Arabic, Indian and French cuisine.
Ingredients & effect
Rose water is an essential water of the rose that is a by-product of the distillation of rose oil from rose blossoms. It is also called rose hydrolate.
Its components are water and rose hydrolate without alcohol (free of preservatives).
Genuine rose water must not be confused with an extract (macerate) from rose blossoms. This extract can be made by infusing fragrant petals with distilled water in a warm place for a few days, then squeezing and straining the liquid, adding pure alcohol to preserve it.
Rose water is an important ingredient in certain types of marzipan and is also used to flavour dishes, especially in Arabic, Indian and French cuisine.
- Fruit salad: Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of rose water over the finished fruit salad.
- Ice cream: One scoop of lemon ice cream and one scoop of orange ice cream, sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon of rose water on top.