Preserving the Harvest: Hibiscus Liqueur
Flowers in a Bottle In my last post, which you can read here I talked about a wonderful edible flower, Thai Roselle, or edible Hibiscus. So now you may be thinking great, well what do you do with it? Since this is my first year growing roselle, and I only have one plant, I don't have a large harvest and I wanted to do something special that I could savor throughout the year. Locally Grown Thanksgiving or Boozy New Year I debated for awhile whether or not I should freeze the
Thai Roselle: Growing edible hibiscus.
The History of How One Flower Traveled The World Since I'm writing this post for you on All Hallows Eve I thought why not tell you the tale of the blood red Roselle. It's calyxes bleed red and give you hands that would terrify even Lady Macbeth! It's story begins in Africa, and through the tragic slave trade with the Americas it spread throughout Central, South America, and the Caribbean. Since then it has become popular throughout much of the tropics and sub tropics includin