Roselle may be used raw, dried or juiced. The fruit's tart flavor requires a sweetener of some kind, and it is successfully used like a cranberry in recipes for jam, jelly, chutney and even wine.
Barrel Cactus Fruit
The fruit of the Barrel cactus is best prepared in sweet applications, since its natural tartness lends itself well to a hint of sugar. Cook the fruit down with agave syrup to make a jam, jelly or a sweet and sour chutney.
Purple Sugar Cane
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The Purple Sugar Cane is botanically known as Saccharum officinarum and is classified as a perennial grass. This Sugar Cane variety is similar in appearance to bamboo, which is 1-2" thick and has clearly divided segments with a reddish purple outer skin. The Purple Sugar Cane produces sucrose, which can be extracted or simply removed by crushing the stem and has an expected sugary flavor. Being one of the most valuable grass crops, the Sugar Cane produces 70% of the world's sugar supply.
Sugar Cane is produced after a maturing period of two years and is typically harvested year-round.
Recipes that include Purple Sugar Cane. One is easiest, three is harder.
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