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Friday, February 13, 2009

This is just so cool!

So, my girl friends took me to lunch to celebrate today. One of them gave me this lovely bottle of champagne. She knows it's my favorite beverage and it's hers as well. I thought it was so nice of her. Then when I got home I found several packages on the front porch.
One of them was this strange little jar of 'Wild Hibiscus Flowers in Syrup'. I've never heard of such a thing, but I'm willing to try a lot of things.
So, I follow the instructions which say to take a flower out of this jar and put it in a wine glass. Then you add a splash of the syrup they come in, so that is just what I did. Looks pretty - nice color and nice thick syrup.
Then you are supposed to pour a little sparkling wine or champagne over the flower. Well, it just so happens there is a nice bottle in the fridge. So I pour some over the flower and it bubbles - very pretty isn't it?







After a couple of minutes this is what I had. I'm drinking it now and it tastes as good as it looks! Wish you could join me in a glass!
Thank you, my only sister, for the lovely gift! I'll let you know what the flower tastes like when I eat it!

4 comments:

dmr said...

So - how did it taste

trh said...

Delicious! And very pretty too! What was nice was that the same flower kept flavoring new glasses of wine . . . .

dmr said...

Was this new glasses of wine all in the same day? I would not like to be responsible for your over indulgence. . . But - if they won't keep, keep drinking.

trh said...

That is/was a very small glass - didn't hold much wine at all . . .