4 c water
1/2 egg white
3 c sugar
1 1/2 T lemon juice
1 T orange blossom essence, or orange blossom, pounded

Mix water with egg white, add sugar and boil in a heavy sauce pan until syrupy( about 210 degrees).
Skim off the scum that forms on top. When syrup spins a thin thread from the spoon add the lemon juice.

Take another pot and put ice water in it.
Place the pot with the mixture onto the cold water.
Stir with a wooden spoon , using a circular movement and in the same direction, until it is smooth firm white consistency.
This should take about 20 to 25 minutes.

Put into bowl and cover with a damp cloth. Refrigerate