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What is the walnut pestil?
It is one of the most natural and healthy desserts made from walnuts and fruits which is produced in the rich nature of Turkey in term of geographical and ecologic conditions. It is made to be consumed in the cold days and in the local area as an appetizer. The grown mulberries are picked in the hot days and dried. It is made from boiling the dried mulberries. It gives you a great sensation thanks to its appearance and special taste. It also makes you enjoy it by its elastic texture.
When was walnut pestil discovered?
It is confirmed in the written sources that it was sent from Gümüşhane to the palace in the Ottoman Empire period. The mulberries cannot be stored. So the local people started to dry and store them for winter days. And that’s how it entered to the ottoman and Turkish cuisine. At that time, the dried mulberries were served with hot drinks for guests. And it still today has its own fame in Turkey and all over the world.
Where is the birthplace of walnut pestil?
The walnut pestil is one of the indigenous tastes of Gümüşhane.
How does walnut pestil taste and what are its benefits?
The walnut pestil is generally one of the desserts that are made to be consumed in winter. It has a smooth and bright texture. When you take the first bite of it you will feel the sourish taste of mulberries and then you will taste the unique flavor of its all ingredients. It is a natural cure source. It does not have any kind of additive substances. It is so easy-consumed in your busy days. It is a source of energy. It attracts people because of its organic production method.
What does determine the quality of walnut pestil?
The organic production method determines the quality of the walnut pestil. It is a good alternative for snacks. The delicious flavor of mulberries, the aroma of pekmez and honey, the fragrant smell of flour and milk, the taste of the mix of walnut with oil are the factors that have built up a huge fan base in the world. Day by day, the exports of the walnut pestil increase and have good reviews. The taste of mulberries impacts the quality of it. In 2004, it has got a certificate of incorporation.
Where is the walnut pestil made?
The walnut pestil is made in our scientific and modern production sections according to the international quality standards and principals of Turkish food. It is met the expectations by abiding by the traditional methods of production in order to get the best quality. Besides, all the technologic improvements are followed to innovate the production sections. All the steps of picking, storing, drying, and producing are made under perfect hygiene conditions. The pestil is completely natural and organic.
How is the walnut pestil made?
The pestil is made from walnut, mulberry, milk, honey, mulberry pekmez, flour, and amylum. We boil the mix of water, mulberry pekmez, honey, sugar, and amylum in a pot. Besides, we mix flour with milk in another pot and add it to the boiling mix slowly. After cooking it, we scatter the super fresh Giresun walnut over it. Then, we pour it by spreading it over a piece of fabric. We dry it under the sunlight in summer and in an oven in winter. We wet the fabric and take the pestil off to give it the wanted shape. Finally, we service the pestil after scattering mulberry pekmez on it.
What are the production steps of Walnut Pestil?
We control the quality of the walnut in our production sections after taking it from the villages. It does not have any kind of additive substances or artificial sweeteners. All the production steps of the pestil are compatible and modern. We complete the production process with weighing and packing the product. It is stored according to the storage conditions.
What are the shelf life and the storage conditions of walnut pestil?
The shelf life of the walnut pestil is 10 days. Keep it in a damp-free place at room temperature.
Nutrition FactsServing Size:100 gramsAmount Per ServingCalories from Fat 0Calories 384.5KcalTotal Fat 10.0 gramsSaturated Fat 0 gramsPolyunsaturated Fat 0 gramsMonounsaturated Fat 0 gramsCholesterol 0.5 milligramsSodium 6.2 milligramsPotassium 153.9 milligramsTotal Carbohydrates 70.3 gramsDietary Fiber 0 gramsSugars 0 gramsProtein 2.2 gramsVitamin A 9.6iuVitamin C 1.3iuCalcium 47.3mgIron 0.8