Pistachio Lemonade Recognised for Alanya

Alanya Lemonade with pistachio

“Lemonade with pistachio” has been registered as a new flavour in Alanya.

Lemonade with pistachio is a popular beverage in the city of Alanya, enjoyed by locals in both the summer and winter months. Recently, the Alanya Municipality’s efforts paid off, as the drink was officially recognized as a registered flavour by the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office on May 24th, 2023. The drink was granted protection under the Mahreç Sign as of April 17th, 2024, according to Article 41 of the Industrial Property Law No. 6769.

Alanya Lemonade with pistachio

“Special flavour for special occasions.”

In Alanya, a traditional drink called “Lemonade with Pistachio” is commonly served during circumcision, engagement, and promise ceremonies, as well as guest entertaining. This unique beverage recipe has been protected by the Alanya Municipality as a part of their efforts to preserve cultural memory and culinary culture. If a business wishes to certify that it sells pistachio lemonade according to the registered recipe, it should apply to the Alanya Municipality for approval.

Alanya Lemonade with pistachio

Recipe of Lemonade

Please find the recipe for Alanya Pistachio Lemonade below. This recipe features a unique blend of flavours that are specific to the Alanya region.

  • 400 g lemon peel and juice (4 medium-sized lemons)
  • 220 g orange (1 medium size)
  • 145 g white granulated sugar (1 water glass)
  • 2 litres of water
  • 120 g roasted, peeled and unsalted peanuts.

PhD. Yakup Uslu

Editorial –Visit_alanya

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