Unless they’re in a salad, you could hardly taste floral flavors in most food recipes, probably because the signature notes of flowers are easily overpowered by other ingredients.
But Amy Stewart, author of the New York Times best-selling book, The Drunken Botanist, says flowers and cocktails are a match made in heaven.
“A cocktail is much more like a spritz of perfume in that the bright, floral notes are really wonderful,” she explains.
Spruce up every party with these easy-to-make, rad, and refreshing flower-infused cocktail drinks.
BORAGE AND PANSY COCKTAIL
The fresh cucumber-like flavor of borage and the minty goodness of pansy orchids. Combine all ingredients and presto! Get the full recipe here.
JUNE BLUSH COCKTAIL
Your regular rose water made even more exciting with a hint of gin, ginger liqueur, and lemon juice. Topped with sugared rose petals, this rosey floral cocktail is too lovely to take a sip!
LILAC LEMON FRIZZ
No shame in mocktails, especially on a Monday! For an alcohol-free alternative, try this bubbly beverage made even better with floating lilac flowers frozen in ice cubes!