Desert Hibiscus - Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Spices
Desert Hibiscus - Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Spices

Desert Hibiscus

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Our Desert Hibiscus comes from an organic farm in Egypt and adds a refreshing, fruity tang to your dishes and drinks. Bright, fruity and tart, it’s perfect for teas, infusions, and cocktails.

  • Origin: Aswan, Egypt
  • Aliases: Sorrel, Flor de Jamaica
  • Process: Sun-dried
  • Ingredients: 100% organically-grown hibiscus flower petals (Hibiscus sabdariffa)
  • Tasting notes: Bright • Fruity • Tart

COOKING

  • Use a few flowers with lemon and honey to make a refreshing hot or iced tea
  • Steep in hot water, sugar, ginger and lemon peel to make a simple syrup or cook down for a hibiscus sauce
  • Add to marinade for your beef or lamb dishes
  • Pairs well with: Pemba Cloves, Sweet Allspice Berries, Wild Red Juniper Berries

SOURCING

Our Desert Hibiscus is grown along the Nile in Aswan on the Egyptian/Sudanese border.  Hibiscus is an edible bright red flower that grows from plants that grow to 3-6 feet in height. Once harvested, the flowers are laid out to dry under the desert sun for up to three days. Our Desert Hibiscus is grown organically.

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OZ
12/23/2019
Ori Z.

So good. Packed with flavor. Transparent business. Great guys. Buy all the things

SB
12/11/2019
SJ B.

I have been using this for tea. B&B hibiscus is delightfully tart and earthy, finishing like a warm cherry pie. It is smooth and subtle on the tongue. I tried spiceworld hibiscus and by comparison, it just tasted like aspirin. This hibiscus is simply the best.

A
11/19/2019
Anonymous

I use these flowers as a topping on salads. Very good.

LS
10/30/2019
Laura S.

i will buy this again and again - it’s the sweetest, freshest-tasting hibiscus I‘ve ever had. The tea is outstanding! Thank you!

LM
08/25/2019
Larry M.

Hibiscus. The hibiscus was fantastic. I am going to buy more spices from Burlap and Barrel.