Rose marmalade / by Ingvild Flesland

Rose marmalade

Where as for most people ,the smell of roses are one that most people like,while the taste may not be for everyone. But I think it may be an acquired taste,since in India and in the middle east it is used a lot in cakes and desserts. I love the taste, and tries to savor as much of it as I can.

The marmalade is quite easy to make, but it requires an hour while it is cooking to stir it so that the color stays red and doesn't turn brown.

This is a recipe by Annemarta Borgen

You need 50 scented red or pink roses,in full blossom

Take 1 kg organic raw sugar and mix it with 1 liter water. Boil up and let it boil til it start to thicken.Add the rose petals, the juice of one lemon, and let it boil for approximately one hour on very low heat,while stirring very often.Pour into clean and sterile glasses and let cool down before you put the lid on.