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Hibiscus flower

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Hibiscus flower (in syrup)

The hibiscus flower is also known as Hibiscus Sabdariffa and it belongs to the Malvaceae family. It has red or garnet colours, with conical shape formed with 5 petals. The hibiscus flower has a high content of organic acids, including citric, malic and tartaric. The best way to consume this type of flower is in syrup, although it can also be consumed as an infusion.

  • Pairing: cheeses, poultry (meats and by-products – foie-), cocktails and desserts.
  • They are served in crystal jars, guaranteeing the preservation of flowers at room temperature. Once opened, they must be kept refrigerated and be consumed in 7 days.
  • 2 formats: Jar with 11 flowers and Jar with 50 flowers.
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Hibiscus flower (in syrup)

The hibiscus flower is also known as Hibiscus Sabdariffa and it belongs to the Malvaceae family. It has red or garnet colours, with conical shape formed with 5 petals. The hibiscus flower has a high content of organic acids, including citric, malic and tartaric. The best way to consume this type of flower is in syrup, although it can also be consumed as an infusion.

Pairing of the hibiscus flower

The flower of hibiscus in syrup has a sweet and fruity taste with acid notes. This edible flower is used for cocktails, as for example in a glass of champagne, champagne or a sparkling wine. In addition, due to the fruity flavor it can be used in all kinds of desserts, since the flavor gives power to the sweetness of the dish.

Other products with which we can combine the hibiscus flower is with all kinds of cheeses and with all kinds of poultry (chicken, quail …) as well as by-products such as foie. This flower brings a contrast of flavors that impacts the palate creating a unique dining experience.

Medicinal properties

This flower is attributed diuretic, anti-hypertensive, antiparasitic and even laxative properties. The most common way to consume the hibiscus flower to treat diseases is infusion, which is called Jamaica tea. By consuming this infusion we can avoid hypertension problems, lower cholesterol, improve liver function due to antioxidants (anthocyanins) or to prevent diseases typical of winter.

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  • Pairing: cheeses, poultry (meats and by-products – foie-), cocktails and desserts.
  • They are served in crystal jars, guaranteeing the preservation of flowers at room temperature. Once opened, they must be kept refrigerated and be consumed in 7 days.
  • 2 formats: Jar with 11 flowers and Jar with 50 flowers.
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Format

11 flowers, 50 flowers