Salep Drink! Thessaloniki-style Salep, the ultimate comfort drink!
Hot Salep Drink !! The ultimate drink for those cold nights, a drink much enjoyed in our city, Thessaloniki, especially during the winter months!
How to prepare Salep drink yourself. It is very easy and you will love the comforting feeling! Find all the spices you need for this recipe at www.cardamo.gr and of course the best Greek salep powder, without additives, 100% pure! Watch the video to see how easy it is to make Salep at home.
How to prepare Salep Drink:
- 1 cup of water (or milk, either dairy or non-dairy)
- 1 small teaspoon of Salep powder
- 1 stick of cinnamon
- 2-3 cloves
- 1/4 teaspoon of Ginger powder
- a pinch of nutmeg freshly ground (optional)
- 1 teaspoon of brown sugar or honey (optional)
ceylon cinnamon for serving
Add all the ingredients to a small pot and place over low heat. Stir constantly to fully dissolve the salep powder, and remove from the heat as soon as it boils and swells. Remove the cinnamon stick and cloves and serve the brewed drink in the glass. Finally, sprinkle with cinnamon (preferably with ceylon cinnamon for extra anti-inflammatory properties) and enjoy it hot. Salep is the ultimate warming, emollient, tonic and healing drink that will accompany you all winter ... Read more about the properties of Salep here