The extracted fragrance of roses made by distilling rose petals in water. Rose water is used throughout the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East for desserts, sweets and beverages.
Rose water is fragrant rose petals immersed in water. The water sans petals is used in cooking.
Selecting and Buying
Preparation and Use
Rose water is simple to make at home. Fresh, fragrant rose petals are covered in water and brewed in a jar in the sun.
Conserving and Storing
Rose water is best used fresh, as due to its organic nature, it can harbor bacteria if stored for lengthy periods.