Ashure was cooked in big cauldrons and as a tradition it was firstly served to the Sultan and the harem folks in a special ceremony, and afterwards to the government officials, the soup kitchen and then the common public. Also, Ashure was the most popular pudding in Ottoman cuisine.
In Ottoman Palaces, Ashure was cooked in two different ways, milky or filtered.
You should cook Ashure at least once a year for your children, loved ones and neighbours in order to continue this beautiful tradition. It’s a tradition that will help us to remember neighbourhood culture, neighbour relations and most importantly a sense of sharing.
If you asked me the for the most delicious recipe of Ashure I would give you one recipe or suggestion, which is that no matter how you cook it the most delicious Ashure is the shared one. I wish you a good life as sweet as Ashure is, richness in your friendship as the variety in Ashure and plentifulness as the pomegranates sprinkled on top of it.