A rustic nod at all things autumn is simple and easy to achieve with the right menu and centerpiece at your next dinner party. Infuse your menu with edible flowers to enhance the beauty of fall. Compliment your meal with a gorgeous centerpiece that exudes autumn’s finest colors and fragrances for an overall effect that ignites the spirit of fall. Tobler’s Flowers has some great suggestions of floral designs and floral drinks for your next dinner party.
A design as classy as this Vintage Beauty is sure to announce the advent of autumn in an elegant display. This weathered rectangular wooden box contains a festive mix of orchids, calla lilies, protea, roses and lush greens. Display as a centerpiece or accent piece and invite autumn to your table.
With an arrangement this sophisticated, only the most elegant drinks will do. Serve this prosecco-rose cocktail for a delicious pre-dinner drink.
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.
Talk to the floral designers at Tobler’s Flowers about our favorite recipes with edible flowers and tell us about yours!