SHERBET

Click here to return to HOME page.
This post is in category FOOD AND PERSONAL ITEMS

<><><> start of synopsis ><><><><><>

Adding flavoring to ice may have been independently invented in several regions of the world. It was popularized by a 12th century Muslim who founded the Mughal Empire of what is now India.

In most of the world, sherbet is a flavored ice or chilled flavored water or a flavored powder to add to water.
In the United States, sherbert is a frozen dessert made from water, sugar, fruit flavoring and milk or cream. The word sorbet is of Persian origin,

<><><> end of synopsis ><><><><><>

raspberrysherbet

Adding flavoring to ice was popularized by Babur, a 12th century Muslim who founded the Mughal Empire of what is now India and surrounding countries. The ice in the summertime was brought down from the Himalaya mountains.

It may have been independently invented in several regions of the world. A legend says Roman Emperor Nero ate it in the first century.

Sherbet (Americans usually call it Italian ice) does not contain milk or cream. and it can mean a chilled drink flavored with fruit juice, spices or flower petals, or can mean a sweet powder for making such a drink, or can be a solid food. The word sorbet is of Persian origin,

In the United States, sherbert (originally spelled sherbet) is a frozen sweet dessert made from water, adding sugar, fruit flavoring and a small amount of milk or cream.

 

Photograph by Renee Comet of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, via Wikimedia Commons.

Image credit

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:RaspberrySherbet.jpg#mw-jump-to-license

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s