Refreshingly aromatic, Nielsen-Massey's Orange Blossom Water brings the sweet perfume of the orange grove to a variety of dishes. Also known as the Essential Oil of Neroli, or orange flower water, orange blossom water is produced by water distillation of the blossoms of the bitter orange tree (Citrus Aurantium) from the Middle East and Spain. The orange flavor notes are bold and clear; a familiar ingredient in Persian, Arabic, Indian, Middle Eastern, Moroccan and Turkish cuisines, Orange Blossom Water is a delicious addition to various sweets including custards and puddings, cakes, cookies, candies and other confections. Orange Blossom Water's fragrant characteristics also complement chocolate, vanilla, almond, lemon and other citrus flavors. Use Orange Blossom water to brighten a dish of rice pudding with toasted almonds or add a few drops to a classic butter shortbread recipe. Nielsen-Massey's Orange Blossom Water is Kosher and Gluten-Free Certified as well as All-Natural, Allergen-Free and GMO-Free.
*Add a few drops of Orange Blossom Water to your favorite vinaigrette salad dressing for a hint of citrus.
*Add a few drops Orange Blossom Water to black or green herbal tea for a soothing beverage.
*Chocolate and orange are a perfect pair! Add a teaspoon Orange Blossom Water to your favorite brownie or cake batter for an irresistible combination.
*Add some Orange Blossom Water to an 8 ounce container of fruit flavored yogurt and spread over fresh fruit for a tasty summer salad.
Recipe: Orange Blossom Water Lemonade
Fill a 12 ounce glass with ice. Pour in lemonade, add 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon Orange Blossom Water and stir. Garnish with fresh mint, lemon or orange slices.
Serving more than one? Make a pitcher! For every 6 cups (48 ounces) of lemonade stir in about 2 teaspoons of Orange Blossom Water.