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Kosher Rose Water for Elizabethian Wedding Soup?

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LizandLar Sep 10, 2007 10:17 AM

The caterer for our wedding makes a delicious 400 year old recipe of Elizabethian Wedding Soup with a multitude of items from the rose family. We may not be able to have this at our Strict Kosher Dairy wedding because we are having trouble finding kosher rose water. Can any of you help us on this matter?

Thanks!

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    Kosher Critic RE: LizandLar Sep 10, 2007 11:30 AM

    Mazal tov! I have bought kosher rose water from Kalustyan's in NYC. They have a web site and you can order online. But you would need to ascertain which of the several rose waters they sell is kosher (I am sure that a number of them are not).

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      GilaB RE: Kosher Critic Sep 10, 2007 12:25 PM

      A recent thread on the topic, with some suggestions: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/433084

      Do you have the recipe for the soup? That sounds really cool.

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        LizandLar RE: GilaB Sep 11, 2007 02:05 AM

        Thanks so much for that thread, I passed it on to my caterer. I'm certain that she guards that recipe. She guessed the ingredients for the soup during a contest in the oldest pub in England (or Ireland?)to win that recipe.

        What I can do is give you her name in case you ever want to hire her to make the soup for you: Cuisine by Christine, Chef Christine O'Keeffe
        http://www.cuisinechristine.com
        She does a variety of catering , not restrictive to Kosher, but does accommodate Kosher.

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          DeisCane RE: LizandLar Sep 11, 2007 06:32 AM

          Care to share what is actually in the Elizabethan soup?

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