A cocktail in a pitcher means more time outside relaxing and less time inside making drinks. Hibiscus gives this tequila drink a tart and floral flavor and a gorgeous color.
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This recipe for panna cotta takes a bit of advance planning in order to set the layer of hibiscus gelee and pomegranate over the top of the coconut custard, but is well worth the extra time.
Known as Agua de Flor de Jamaica or "hibiscus agua fresca" in the Americas, this drink is super-tart and the color is seriously stunning.
At first glance, it appears to be a simple combination of gin and grapefruit juice with a splash of sparkling wine. When one tastes more attentively, hibiscus tea's tart and floral nature come through.
This playful fresh corn cocktail from La Condesa in Austin, Texas has a creamy texture and a creeping heat from the habanero-infused blanco tequila. It's their most popular signature drink.
This pitcher drink is tart and cooling.
This beautiful cake gets its flavor from an unexpected source: hibiscus flowers.
The Young Buck combines semi-dry sparking cider and ginger beer for a cocktail that is full of flavor but light in alcohol.
The key to a great Valentine's Day dessert is lightness. The lush, raspberry base is balanced beautifully with tart hibiscus, light rose sweetness and a hint of lavender at the finish. Sweet and clean with an underlying complexity, it's incredibly easy to make and the final product is a bright and beautiful pink.