The mini roses are known worldwide for their beauty. In Innoflower you can find pink and red edible flowers. They are perfect for decorating cakes or pies.
The mini rose belongs to the Rosaceae family. Although there is a wide range of colours, in Innoflower we serve red and pink roses. Originally this edible flower is from the Middle East. Throughout history, the rose has been subjected to intense selection and hybridization in order to create new varieties and forms, so there are catalogued up to 30.000 species.
They are cultivated mainly for ornamental purposes, due to their beauty and fragance. But they are also used for extracting essential oils in the perfume industry and cosmetics, for medicinal purposes (phytotherapy), and fos gastronomic purposes.
In the kitchen, it can be used for both salty and sweet dishes. In places like the Maghreb, they are used to perfume dishes such as cus-cus.
This edible flower has a velvety texture and a sharp taste. Its main use in gastronomy is to give color and beauty to dishes. Although there are many recipes and preparations where to integrate the mini rose petals, either to remove the essence and add it to a sauce or a syrup, or even to sugar the petals to provide other textures. Therefore, we can say that this edible flower can be used in meats, seafood, salads, desserts, sauces, tapas and cocktails.
Another original way to use or add these edible flowers to your dishes is as a sweet ingredient. In our section of crystallized flowers you can find the whole flower crystallized or the crystallized petals.
It has a wide variety of healing properties, both the essence and rose water is used as a tonic, eye drops… They also prepare jams with rose hips, which are high in vitamin C. Its recognized healing properties improve the appearance of recent burns and marks on the skin. It even serves to treat atopic dermatitis or to prevent the appearance of stretch marks during pregnancy.
From Innoflower we encourage you to take a look at our blog, where you will not only find articles about the world of edible flowers, but also simple recipes that you can make at home and surprise your guests.
Cooking with flowers is simple and fun. Dare to “flower-up” your recipes!