Sarsaparilla

What to Cook with : Puddings, Syrups, Baked Goods, Braised Meats

  • A key ingredient of root beer, Sarsaparilla has an almost medicinal sweet flavour with notes of vanilla, licorice, caramel, and mint. Added to tonics, soups, snacks, and desserts, Sarsaparilla has gained popularity with both ancient and contemporary people for its detoxifying and healing properties.

  • Recipes

    Coming soon

    Uses

    Sarsaparilla can still be used to create fizzy drinks and fresh teas, or you can infuse it into a simple syrup to use later in cocktails, drinks, and desserts. Try it in the batter of cakes or make it into a braising liquid for red meats

    Pairs deliciously with:

    Ice Cream, Tiramisu, Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting, Braised Beef Cheeks

  • Origin & History

    The natives of Central America were the first to use Sarsaparilla in the preparation of beverages and later as a medicine to boost immunity, fight inflammation, and promote longevity. Derived from a vine, it was introduced it to European settlers who believed it could cure syphilis. Sarsaparilla has been used to treat everything skin ailments to muscle pain and headaches. Sarsaparilla became a popular drink in the American West and the predecessor to modern-day root beer.

  • Ingredients

    Sarsaparilla Root Powder

    Weight

    20g

    Serving size

    14 x 1/2 Tsp

     




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