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Confetti flowers are available year round.
The Confetti mix is a very popular blend of petals for garnishing all types of cuisine, as it adds striking color without any competing flavor.
The Confetti mix contains the petals of marigold, rose, nasturtium, hollyhock, pansy, viola and bachelor's buttons. This flower collection is a robust array of colors and has a fresh floral scent that is mild and not overly perfumed. The peppery nasturtium offers a mild spice and is balanced by the other lightly sweet and bitter tones.
The Confetti mix is mainly used for its aesthetic appeal as a garnish. While the petals do offer a touch of flavor they are for the most part quite mild. Use the Confetti mix raw to retain optimal color and texture, as the petals will wilt with moderate heat. They may be added into sweet or savory dishes. Use the Confetti mix whipped into icing, compound butters or soft cheeses, rolled in between sheets of fresh pasta dough or frozen in gelato, ice cream, fruit juice popsicles and ice cubes.
Cultures around the world regularly include flowers into their diets. Day lily buds are found in many Asian dishes, and the Romans used mallow, rose and violets. Indian candies are often flavored with rose. Saffron, the most expensive spice in the world, is the stamen of the crocus.
The Confetti mix was first introduced to the market in the 1980's with its trademarked name, but the history of edible flowers is centuries old with the first recorded mention in 140 B.C. The French green liqueur, Chartreuse was developed in the seventeeth century and uses carnation petals as one of its secret ingredients. The Victorian Era saw a resurgence in the use of edible flowers in baked goods and beverages.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|MCRD-Marine Corps Recruit Dept||San Diego CA||619-725-6388|
|Inland Tavern||San Marcos CA||760-744-8782|
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|The Land & Water Company||Carlsbad CA||760-729-5263|
|Jake's Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-755-2002|
|Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen||Oceanside CA||619-990-0158|
|La Jolla Country Club||San Diego CA||858-454-9601|
|Paradise Point Resort Main Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Allure Restaurant||San Diego CA||619-236-0800|
|Rancho Valencia Spa||Del Mar CA||858-759-6490|
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|Sheraton La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-453-5500|
|Hotel Palomar-Salt Box||San Diego CA||619-515-4062|
|Horizon School-Rancho Santa Fe||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-756-5599|
|Surf Side Cuisine||San Diego CA||619 507-0891|
|Convivial Catering||San Diego CA||760-828-8762|
|Blue Ocean||Carlsbad CA||415-305-0399|
|Westin Gaslamp Quarter||San Diego CA||619-239-2200|
|B Bar - Vista||Vista CA||760-659-5585|
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|Bahia Resort Hotel||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
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|Industry||San Diego CA||619-719-6924|
Recipes that include Confetti Flowers. One is easiest, three is harder.