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Maras dondurma is a traditional Turkish mastic ice cream. It typically includes the ingredients cream, whipped cream, salep, mastic, and sugar. The ice cream originates from the city and region of Kahraman Maraş and therefore is known as Maraş ice cream. According to the legend, the Maras ice cream was discovered by accident whilst the founder was trying to make another type of ice cream dessert called "Karsambaç."  What is Karsambaç Karsambaç is a fruit ice cream made in Maras, Turkey. Traditionally the ice cream would be completed by mixing the snow from the "Ahir" mountain with grape syrup.  The founder of...

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