Someone's in the kitchen with Roses:
1 cup (8 fl oz, 240 mls) Rose Hydrosol
3 cups SUGAR (24 fl oz, 720 mls) water (mistake in graphic! I will correct, but not now.)
2 - 4 drops Red food coloring (optional)
Mix together, boil for 10 minutes or until thickened into a syrup. Strain into clean glass jar or bottle and refrigerate for up to two weeks. Serve over cut up fresh fruit, pound cake, waffles. Add confectioners sugar to form a glaze for cake or cookies.
Strawberry Rose Sorbet:
1 pound Frozen strawberries
3/4 Cup (6 fl oz) Rose Simple Syrup
Pulse frozen berries in food processor until chopped. Add rose syrup, blend until smooth. Either serve immediately, or freeze.
Lazy Rose Jam:
8 ounce jar of your favorite "red berry" jam, commercial or handmade.
1 - 2 teaspoons (5 - 10 mls) Rose Hydrosol or to taste.
Stir the rosewater into the jam, serve in a pretty jam jar.
Rose Wine: Simply add a teaspoon of rose hydrosol to a glass of chilled white wine.