What is rose water?
Rose water is made by steeping rose petals in water to infuse it with their aroma. It is traditionally used in Indian, Persian and Middle Eastern cookery, its floral character making it a popular flavour in desserts, cakes and jams.
Where to buy rose water
Rose water recipes
We’ve given a classic ramos gin fizz an update, swapping the usual orange blossom water for rose water and adding a touch of homemade rhubarb syrup to give it a blush of pink. It’s delicate in flavour and creamy enough to replace dessert, and is bound to impress.
Ras el hanout is a spice blend that packs an earthy punch, it works unbelievably well in this easy loaf recipe – and the rose icing complements the spiciness beautifully.