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Recipes Tagged with “Iranian”

Sekanjabin (Iranian Mint Vinegar Syrup)

Cocktails Iranian Untested


  • 8 cups orange blossom honey
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 cups white wine vinegar
  • 12 large sprigs fresh mint


Stir honey and water together in a pot; bring to a boil and stir constantly until honey dissolves. Add vinegar, reduce heat to low, and simmer until syrup flavors combine, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat.

Submerge mint in hot syrup and cool to room temperature. Remove and discard mint. Chill in the refrigerator.

To serve, mix 4-5 tbsp. with iced water and garnish with mint.