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What is lemon dragee?
We do offer you the best lemon dragee that is made from the mix of delicious natural lemons in Turkey with chocolate. It is filled with the universally famous lemon peels. The aromatic smell of chocolate is blended with the sour taste of lemons to form a piece of candy, small in size but great in taste. The esthetic appearance of chocolate dragee besides the pleasant smell of chocolate contribute to the beauty of it. The dragee has a nice appearance in the gift box and it can be served with Turkish coffee and milk coffee in special days like Bayrams.
When was the lemon dragee discovered?
Dragee is produced in Turkey since 1900. The production of dragee started with the establishment of the first candy factory. It has been flavored with numerous tastes like cacao and other colorful fruits which make it pleasant and enjoyable. Taking a glance at the history of the famous fruit lemon, it goes back to the 10th century in Anatolia. The lemon dragee approved to the world its deliciousness.
Where is the birthplace of lemon dragee?
Dragee is indigenous to the central region of Anatolia, to Uşak and Eskişehir.
How does it taste and what are the benefits of it?
Chocolate magic makes an excellent accompaniment to the sour taste of lemon. It is considered as a natural and healthy nutritional source. The dragee candy is one of the most delicious snacks, full of energy. You won’t get enough from the crunchy lemon dragee.
What does determine the quality of lemon dragee?
The distinguishing features of chocolate dragee are the brightness and the transparency of its texture. It does not contain any kind of additive substances. Dragee has a very special flavor and texture. The carefully picked yellow lemon with its aromatic taste improves the quality of the dragee. Besides, its great appearance distinguishes it from other kinds of dragee.
Where is lemon dragee produced?
Dragee is produced in steel cauldrons. The glazing process is made in a separate pot to polish it. We glaze it regularly with no mistakes. We do add natural healthy colorant substances when it is needed. If we desire to round off the dragee, the cold air intake has to be replaced by a hot air for 5 minutes. Dragee makes chocolate more apparent in taste and shape.
How is dragee made?
We peel the lemon and take off the white section of it. Then, we cut it in certain shapes and put the lemon peels in cold water. After washing them to remove the sour taste out of them we boil them in a big pot. We repeat the process three times. Eventually, we add natural sugar to water and stir it for 30 minutes and boil it again to have the texture of syrup. Then, we cool it. We melt chocolate with hazelnut oil together in a separate pot. After melting the mix we add the lemon peels to it. We put the chocolate covered lemons on baking paper on a tray. Then, we put them in fridge to let them solidify. After taking the dragee out of the fridge we coat it with cacao. Then, we sieve the cacao powder. Finally, we store the dragee in fridge or in a very cool place.
What are the production steps of lemon dragee?
According to the cortex of Turkish food the products are produced daily. The lemon chocolate dragee does not contain any kind of additive substances. We use both the traditional method and the modern technique together. Chocolate is produced in modern factories by using automatic machines under hygiene conditions. It is censored periodically through the year and tested by international standards.
What are the shelf life of lemon dragee and the storage conditions of it?
The shelf life of lemon dragee is three months as long as you keep it in a cool and dry place.
How is lemon dragee packed?
We deliver it in special boxes after vacuuming it.
Nutrition FactsServing Size:100 gramsAmount Per ServingCalories from Fat 0Calories 372KcalTotal Fat 4.9 gramsSaturated Fat 0 gramsPolyunsaturated Fat 0 gramsMonounsaturated Fat 0 gramsCholesterol 0 milligramsSodium 70 milligramsPotassium 445 milligramsTotal Carbohydrates 76.58 gramsDietary Fiber 6.55 gramsSugars 0 gramsProtein 4.03 gramsVitamin A 1iuVitamin CCalcium 30mgIron 3.03
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