As the fall season sets in, entertaining can take on an elegance as unique as this season of change. Give your guests a taste of something new and interesting from the garden, as fresh as a fall harvest. The floral experts at Marco Island Florist think that edible flowers will beautifully compliment the gorgeous decor you’ll use to adorn your brunch table at your next gathering.
Compliment your fall table with this gorgeous arrangement of Radiant Roses. An 8” glass bubble bowl explodes with the colors of fall as these orange and yellow roses accented by lily grass mingle in autumn style.
Bring a splash of freshness to your next brunch with this Prosecco-Rose Cocktail:
makes one cup
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water
1 cup dried (organic, pesticide-free) rose petals (or 2 cups fresh, organic and pesticide-free)
1 tablespoon lemon juice (optional)
Begin by making a simple syrup by combining sugar and water in a small saucepan, simmering and stirring until sugar is dissolved. Add rose petals and continue to simmer on low heat for five minutes or so. Add lemon juice and remove pan from heat. Allow mixture to steep for approximately 30 minutes, then pour through a fine-mesh strainer to remove solids. Store in the refrigerator.
2 tablespoons rose syrup (recipe above)
prosecco (or champagne)
Pour rose syrup into the bottom of a champagne flute and then slowly fill the remainder of the glass with prosecco.
Guests will be delighted and you’ll be the creative genius behind fall entertaining when you pair these floral arrangements and edible flower treats. Tell the floral designers at Marco Island Florist about your success with edible flowers or share some of your favorite recipes with us!