Seed Library Recipe Bank: Roselle

For more information and full directions on how to prepare these dishes,
please click on each photo or on the link at the bottom of each ingredient list
to go directly to the recipe's website.

 

Roselle Relish

Florida Cranberry Relish

INGREDIENTS:
1 1/2 cups orange or apple juice
1 1/3 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
A couple dashes of ground cloves
24 oz. Florida cranberries (Roselle)
1 cup raisins (golden or ordinary)
1 cup chopped pecans

To see directions for this recipe visit the website http://www.thesurvivalgardener.com

 

Roselle Jam

Rosella Jam

INGREDIENTS:
Rosellas
Sugar (equal amounts of sugar to Rosellas pulp)
Water
1 teaspoon of butter
The juice of 1 lemon

To see directions for this recipe visit the website https://www.theseedcollection.com.au/

 

Hibiscus Roselle) tea

Hibiscus (Roselle) Tea

INGREDIENTS:
1 cup water + more to warm teapot
1 ½ teaspoons dried hibiscus (Roselle)

To see directions for this recipe visit the website https://www.ohhowcivilized.com/

 

Hibiscus (Roselle) Syrup

Hibiscus (Roselle) Syrup

INGREDIENTS:
2 cups dried roselle flowers
2 ½ cups water
2 ½ cups sugar

To see directions for this recipe visit the website https://www.thefoodieskitchen.com/

 

Jamaican Sorrel (Roselle) Drink

Jamaican Sorrel (Roselle) Drink

INGREDIENTS:
2 cups dried hibiscus (Roselle)
2 inches ginger, sliced into thin coins for mild flavor, chopped/grated for stronger flavor
1 orange, peel
2 cinnamon sticks
6 cups water
1 cup sugar, to taste

To see directions for this recipe visit the website http://globaltableadventure.com/

 

Roselle Delight Drink

Roselle Delight Drink

INGREDIENTS:
3 1/2 oz. dried roselle petals
2 Medium fresh ginger roots, sliced
2 cinnamon sticks (optional)
1 cup of pineapple chunks
2 fresh mint sprigs (optional)
8 cups of water
Sweetener

To see directions for this recipe visit the website https://worldlytreat.com/

 

 

For more information on Roselle, take a look at this awesome blog by our very own Joanne, from the Highsprings Branch, Plant Profile: Roselle a.k.a. Florida Cranberry  Or this website, which also links to the first 5 recipes, with more ideas on HOW TO USE ROSELLE HIBISCUS: 5 TASTY RECIPES Also check out some of these books from our collection featuring the Roselle's cousin Hibiscus. Just click on the picture to be taken to the catalog listing. 

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Posted by SusieB on April 3, 2021