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Salep

 

the dried premature root tubers of plants of the family Orchidaceae (many species of Orchis, Platanthera, and other genera). The tubers contain mucilage (up to 50 percent), starch (24–30 percent), and protein (15 percent). Gathered soon after the plant has completed flowering, they are immersed for a few minutes in boiling water and then dried. Salep is used in medicine, mainly as a coating.

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On the Palestinian side, Sahlab expressed appreciation for this latest donation and recalled with gratitude other past gestures, and particularly hailed the support and activities by Kuwaiti Islamic Heritage Revival Committee, and noted such contributions are vital in financing the projects in Al-Quds and the initiatives aiming at sustainable support in particular, to enable the Palestinians to keep up the resistance in the face of immense challenge and to stress and preserve the city's Arab and Islamic identity.
At the Amman Marriott hotel, there is the lighting of the tree on December 14, in the lobby; glue wine, sahlab and hot chocolate at the Gingerbread house,.
Desserts include Umm ali, Mohallabiah, Qatayef, Baklawas, Mafruka, Kunafa, Sahlab, Profiteroles, Spanish Natillas, Chocolate mousse and Tiramisu
Traditional hot and cold drinks, such as tea, coffee, sahlab, helba and karkade will also be served, and flavored shisha will be available.
Special beverages such as Gamar Edeen, Sahlab and Karkade are also on the menu.
As we sipped Sahlab in AlFishawy I saw your gaze go beyond the crowds searching through the timeworn walls for Najeeb Mahfoodh,Tewfiq AlHakeem and Taha Hussein.
Al TanoorAAEs iftar buffet has traditional Middle Eastern dishes and desserts as well as popular Ramadan bev-erages such as sahlab, kamar din, karkade and jelab.
Some made it as far as the dining tables for bowls of sahlab while others simply shifted to the cushions lining the open-air Bedouin tent.
Take the time to stop and chat with the locals as you sip delicious Sahlab (a thick, sweet, fragrant milky drink, usually topped with nuts and cinnamon) and ask these locals about their love for this evocative city.
If you're just stopping in for a drink, choose from local favorites such as karkadeh or sahlab (LE 15) and sample the very popular house shisha.
Another trick is substituting the traditional daily Ramadan sweets we tend to consume in the evenings with dairy-containing types of sweets, such as rice pudding, sahlab or mohallabiah.