that was handed out at funerals, I received suggestions from two readers:
dusting it with powdered sugar is white.
Nabat Shakar, which simply means Sweet Candy.” In other words, rock candy.
According to the
link Craig included, rock candy is described thusly: ‘Persian Rock Candy is
used for various purposes and is believed to have a variety of healing
properties. It is available in a long crystal form or in smaller pieces.’
thought of rock candy too but the milky description threw me. My Grandmother
did make that but I thought it was more clear than white – unless they added
something so that the color clouded a bit.”
child in my grandparents’ home, I’m leaning toward that suggestion. Mind you, I
don’t recall it being served in times of sadness, it just gave us sweet