Friday, June 29, 2018

salep -

Salep (Turkish: ointe, sahlep, Persian: ثعلب, sa'alab '; Arabic: سحلب, saḥlab; Albanian: octop; Azerbaijan: səhləb; Hebrew: סַחְלֶבּּ, saḥlab; Greek: σαλέπι, salepi'; Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Bosnia: салеп, ointment) is a flour made from tubers of Orchis Orchid genus (which includes species of Orchis mascula and Orchis militaris). The tuber contains nutrients, a polysaccharide powder called glucomannan. Flour ointment is consumed in drinks and desserts, especially in places that were once part of the Ottoman Empire.