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Adapted from Time/Life Foods of the World. Posted for ZWT6.
Make and share this Sharbate Beh (Quince Sherbet Drink) recipe from Food.com.
- Combine 2 cups water and 2 tablespoons lemon juice in a bowl.
- Grate quinces into lemon water.
- Drain in a fine sieve, then wrap in a double thickness of cheesecloth and squeeze vigorously over bowl to wring out as much juice as possible.
- Discard pulp.
- Place sugar and remaining water in small, non-reactive saucepan.
- Bring to a boil over moderate heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
- Increase heat to high and cook briskly, uncovered and undisturbed, 5 minutes, or until syrup reaches 220° on a candy thermometer.
- Add quince juice and remaining lemon juice.
- Simmer over low heat for 5 minutes more, stirring frequently.
- Pour into a bowl and cool to room temperature.
- For each serving, pour 1/2 cup syrup into a tumbler.
- Add 1/2 cup cold water.
- Fill glass with crushed or shaved ice.