While roses are pretty to look at and sweet to smell, they also can be delicious to taste and are indeed edible.
Herbies Rose Petals are from roses that have been organically grown, without the use of insecticides and/or fungicides.
Every variety of rose is edible, and each one offers a uniquely sweet and floral flavor but the ones with the sweetest fragrance are likely to have the most flavor.
Used in many Middle Eastern and Indian cuisines, roses make sweet, floral preserves and vibrant garnishes.
Rose petals are added to Moroccan and Middle Eastern dishes for color and flavor and are equally popular in savory and sweet recipes.
Add 1 part rose petals to 6 parts of Ras el Hanout to make it even more exotic.
While many people are not familiar with rose petals as a cooking ingredient, they’re fairly common in Middle Eastern cuisine as well as some Indian dishes. Turkish delight is a familiar example of a rose-flavored food. The North African spice mix ras el hanout incorporates dried rose petals as well as other savory spices like coriander, cumin, turmeric, pepper, clove and cinnamon.
Spice mixes with rose can make an excellent dry rub for poultry, lamb and other meats. In western culture, roses are more often used in desserts and other sweet dishes. Rose pairs well with honey, dried apricots and saffron as well as summer fruits like strawberries and raspberries.
Here are a few examples of cooking with rose petals to inspire your culinary creativity:
Rose petals are all edible, however, roses don't all taste the same so best to use and depend on Herbies Rose Petals.
You should only eat them if they have not been sprayed with anything nasty (pesticides and such) so do not use roses from a florist because they have almost certainly been sprayed with chemicals (and anyway, most commercially grown roses aren't very aromatic). Just use and depend on Herbies Rose Petals.
Rose petals contain polyphenols, antioxidants that work to protect your body from cell damage. The polyphenols in rose tea have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and cognitive diseases.
Rose petals contain compounds that improve metabolism in addition to clearing toxins from the body, thereby aiding in weight loss. Apart from this, eating a handful of rose petals satiates your senses and prevents you from eating more and thus, helps you lose weight in a natural way.
Rose petals are:
Keep in mind, that modern hybrids don’t offer all the same medicinal benefits of old-fashioned cultivars and wild species, though they’re edible all the same. Herbies Rose Petals are from roses that have been organically grown, without the use of insecticides and/or fungicides.
|Botanical Name||Rose petals|
|Common Names||Rose Flowers, Rose Buds.|
|Application||Add 1 part rose petals to 6 parts of Ras el Hanout to make it even more exotic.|