Milk sherbet recipe (Südlü şərbəti)

Milk sherbet
Milk sherbet is an interesting variation on the Azerbaijani sherbet, which is more commonly made from fruit. Milk sherbet is served at the end of a meal in Azerbaijan or to welcome guests. Recipes for two versions of milk sherbet are given below: one is a simple, sweet milk drink, while the other includes the traditional dessert flavourings of cardamom, coriander seeds and rose water. The amount...

Mint sherbet recipe (Nanəli şərbət)

Mint sherbet
Mint sherbet is a traditional form of the Azerbaijani sherbet (şərbət), a refreshing, cooling drink made from fruit, sugar and water. The word sherbet comes from the Persian sharbat, itself an adaptation of the Arabic for drink, sharab. Sherbet entered the English language as sorbet, which is now more of an iced dessert or palate cleanser than a drink. British readers of a certain age will remember...

Barberry sherbet recipe (Zirinc şərbəti)

Barberry sherbet
Barberry sherbet is a traditional Azerbaijani sherbet (şərbət), a refreshing, cooling drink with a fruity tang. The word sherbet comes from the Persian sharbat, itself an adaptation of the Arabic for drink, sharab. Sherbet entered the English language as sorbet, which is now more of an iced dessert or palate cleanser than a drink. British readers of a certain age will remember the sherbet fountain,...

Lemon sherbet recipe (Limon şərbəti)

Lemon sherbet
An Azerbaijani sherbet (şərbət) is a cooling drink made from fruit or spices, sugar and water. Lemon makes one of the most refreshing varieties of sherbet, best enjoyed on a hot day. The word sherbet comes from the Persian sharbat, itself an adaptation of the Arabic for drink, sharab. Sherbet entered the English language as sorbet, which is now more of an iced dessert or palate cleanser than a drink....

Caraway sherbet recipe (Zirə şərbəti)

Caraway sherbet
An Azerbaijani sherbet (şərbət) is a refreshing, cooling drink made from fruit or spices, sugar and water. The word sherbet comes from the Persian sharbat, itself an adaptation of the Arabic for drink, sharab. Sherbet entered the English language as sorbet, which is now more of an iced dessert or palate cleanser than a drink. British readers of a certain age will remember the sherbet fountain,...

Pomegranate sherbet recipe (Nar şərbəti)

Pomegranate sherbet
An Azerbaijani sherbet (şərbət) is a refreshing, cooling drink made from fruit, sugar and water. The word sherbet comes from the Persian sharbat, itself an adaptation of the Arabic for drink, sharab. Sherbet entered the English language as sorbet, which is now more of an iced dessert or palate cleanser than a drink. British readers of a certain age will remember the sherbet fountain, a fizzy powder...

Rose sherbet recipe (Ovshala)

Rose sherbet
Ovshala or rose sherbet is a refreshing drink made from the petals of dark red roses. An Azerbaijani sherbet (şərbət) is made from fruit, sugar and water. The word sherbet comes from the Persian sharbat, itself an adaptation of the Arabic for drink, sharab. Sherbet entered the English language as sorbet, which is now more of an iced dessert or palate cleanser than a drink. British readers of a...

Saffron sherbet or syrup recipe (Zəfəran şərbəti)

Saffron sherbet or syrup
An Azerbaijani sherbet (şərbət) is a refreshing, cooling drink made from fruit, sugar and water. The word sherbet comes from the Persian sharbat, itself an adaptation of the Arabic for drink, sharab. Sherbet entered the English language as sorbet, which is now more of an iced dessert or palate cleanser than a drink. British readers of a certain age will remember the sherbet fountain, a fizzy powder...