Valentine’s Week: This Rose Day, Impress Your Partner With 5 Rose-Flavoured Desserts
- Sushmita Sengupta
Updated : February 07, 2022 08:02 IST
On Rose Day, lovers gift fresh roses to their partners, but you know what you can do to take things up a notch today? By cooking them rose-flavoured treats.
It is that week of the year again. Markets are filled with heart-shaped balloons, lovers are taking rounds of the park holding hands and clutching a rose in another, gift shops are out of teddy bears and greeting cards and chocolatiers are laughing all their way to the bank. Valentine’s week kickstarts today with ‘Rose Day’ which is celebrated on February 7 and ends with Valentine’s Day, which falls on February 14 every year. It originated as a Christian feast day honouring Christain martyr named Saint Valentine. Over the years, the day came to be associated with the celebration of love and romance. And now, we have a whole week dedicated to love, isn’t that amazing?
On Rose Day, lovers gift fresh roses to their partners, but you know what you can do to take things up a notch today? Cook them rose-flavoured treats, here are some recipes we handpicked specially for you.
Eggless Rose Cookies
Are you a fan of cookies? Then you must try this crispy, Anglo-Indian style cookie, baked in the shape of a clustered flower or rose. Made with banana, rice flour, rose water, sugar, coconut milk, and sesame seeds, this cookie is one of the easiest things you can whip up today.
Rose and Pistachio Tart
A dessert to bless your feed, this delectable tart is covered with goodness of rose, crushed pistachios, butter, vanilla bean paste. Garnish with more pistachio and you will have in front of you a dessert that looks amazing and tastes even more heavenly. You won’t want to miss out on this tempting treat.
No-Bake, Gluten-Free Rose Petal Brownie
An ideal recipe for busy couples who are tight on time, but still want to make the occasion special. The fudgy, no-bake brownies made with the goodness of pitted dates, almonds, cocoa powder, dried cherries and vanilla extract require no baking. Additionally, they are also gluten-free. Isn’t that amazing?
Eggless Rose Petal Ice Cream-Gulkand Ice Cream
Gulkand is an Indian jam made with rose petals and other aromatic herbs. This sticky, sweet jam is the star ingredient of this creamy ice cream, which is also eggless.
Whether it is a grand feast or an intimate dinner, a bowl of kheer is always welcome. Kheer is an Indian milk pudding that finds mention in ancient Hindu texts that are more than 1,500 years old. To make typical kheer, milk is boiled with rice or vermicelli and flavoured with sugar, nuts and cardamom. The addition of rose petals gives this kheer a fragrant touch.
Happy Rose Day Everyone! Have a wonderful day munching on these yummy desserts.