Wild Hibiscus Flower Co. Review & Flower Power Giveaway

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Wild Hibiscus Flower Company was founded in Australia by Lee Etherington in 1999 with the creation of our flagship product, theWild Hibiscus Flowers in Syrup.  It was by chance at a more than lively dinner party one night that Lee and partner, Jocelyn and their guests dropped a flower into a glass of champagne. Watching in amazement as the flower started to unfurl and look particularly special in the glass, the idea was sparked by Lee to create the first bottled hibiscus flowers in syrup.  
Wild Hibiscus Flower Co. makes so many fun and different products. I received a large variety of items to sample and review. You will be happy to hear that you lucky Simple Side of Life readers have a chance to win all of the products that I received.

I used every single thing I received and can't wait to try all the different recipes that are on the Wild Hibiscus Flower Co. website. There is a steak recipe idea that includes seasoning your steak with thePyramid Salt Flakes that I am dying to try: 
http://www.wildhibiscus.com/blogs/recipes/18099468-hibiscus-salt-seasoning

They also have a delicious looking cheesecake recipe idea that uses the Wild Hibiscus Flowers in Syrup to decorate and garnish each yummy slice:
http://www.wildhibiscus.com/blogs/recipes/17988636-wild-hibiscus-cheesecake

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Color your ice cubes with either of their 3 extracts or you can even make ice cubes out of their teas. They have Heart-Tee Blue Tea and Heart-Tee Hibiscus Tea. They both are the most brilliant colors of blue and red. I have really been enjoying the teas. I love hot tea and these Heart-Tees are a delicious light floral flavor. 
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I don't drink Champagne but I do drink Ginger Ale and I really wanted to try the concept of putting a Hibiscus Flower and some Hibiscus Flower Syrup into my drink. It really does look so pretty and would be perfect to spice up a dinner party or drinks with friends. The flower looks awesome in the bottom of the glass and the Extract adds not only beautiful color but it adds a hint of light hibiscus flavor.

These three extracts are excellent for adding color to drinks. Like vodka drinks and teas. I saw on the website they have a very cool idea to use the extract to make colored ice cubes.

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Heart-Tee Blue Tee is made from 100% pure butterfly pea flowers.  A mild tasting tea with intense blue color. The flowers are a very high source of anthocyanin antioxidants. Butterfly pea flower tea is used for the traditional Thai welcome iced tea drink - just add a teaspoon of honey and squeeze of lemon to your tea and serve over ice.  It has an amazing vivid blue color which changes to purple when the lemon is added.
Heart-tee Hibiscus is 100% pure dried hibiscus flower tea.  A rich red, strong full bodied tea with intense berry flavor.  Hibiscus flowers are a very high source of anthocyanin antioxidants. 
Substitute a red wine with a Hibiscus Heart-Tee if you're trying reduce drinking alcohol.
This tea is a little tart which many people enjoy as it is obviously pure and unsweetened and the flavor really shines through.  If you like it a little sweeter, simply add honey or other natural sweetener. I prefer this tea with honey vs the blue I drink straight. Both of them are yummy and very cool looking.
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The teas are delicious and the extracts are fun in so many different ways. I even used them to add a hint of flavor and a touch of color to some cream cheese icing for the strawberry cupcakes I made. They turned out pretty cute.
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The cupcakes turned out pretty good and they are so fun looking. I had three different color frosting and then used the Pyramid Salt Flakes as a decoration. I sprinkled it ever so finely across the top of the frosting. I wanted it as added color, as like a little flare and fun on top. At first I was nervous that the salt would over power the sweet but after sampling it we decided it was not at all a worry. It was perfect and so cute.  I got the salt sprinkles idea off their website and then topped each cup cake with a Hibiscus Flower.
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Their all natural Wild Hibiscus Flower Salt is a zingy gourmet finishing salt with a rich red hue - color and flavor for your palette and plate. Also dazzling on cocktails. Guaranteed deliciousness on all sorts of foods - sweet and savoury! Just two ingredients - dried and ground hibiscus flowers and pyramid salt flakes which crumble easily in your fingers. Sold in a convenient resealable 100g/3.5oz net pack.
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Wild Hibiscus Flowers In Syrup are a glorious indulgence bursting with joie de viver!  A tribute to the eternal romance of the rose, this product contains the natural essence of two dozen Bulgarian roses and 15 hand picked Wild Hibiscus Flowers. 
The ultimate edible garnish for sparkling wine, cocktails, desserts and more. 
The rose oil is the most premium rose oil in the world and combined with the hibiscus the flavor is well rounded and not overpowering but still very sensual and delicious.

  • Can be used for food and beverage (mostly sweet applications)
  • Gorgeous bight crimson color and a sensational taste with hints ofraspberry, rhubarb and the sensual flavour of rose all rolled into one. 
  • The flowers have a similar firmness to lychees or dried cranberries.

Find tons of delicious recipes and ideas on their website: http://www.wildhibiscus.com/blogs/recipes/tagged/food-all

You can purchase all of these incredible products directly off the Wild Hibiscus Flower Co. website:  http://www.wildhibiscus.com/collections/retail

                                                              GIVEAWAY!!!!! 

One lucky Simple Side of Life reader will win everything I received!! This is a $60 Value and such a fun prize so good luck, follow Wild Hibiscus Flower on all their social media pages and tweet daily for extra points.

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