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

Desert Hibiscus

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

  • Origin: Aswan, Egypt
  • Process: Sun-dried
  • Ingredients: 100% USDA 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 to meet USDA Organic standards.

Categories: Flavor: Bright & Fruity Flavor: Fruity Type: Single Spices Use: Beverages & Cocktails Use: Garnishing

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