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Jul 26, 2008 03:02 PM

hibiscus flowers

The wife and I were at Beachwood BBQ last night where she had their hibiscus tea. Since I make my own iced tea from bulk tea I offered to attempt to duplicate the flavor. So I am looking for a place near Long Beach that have edible blossoms. Thanks in advance for any and all help.

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  1. They sell dried hibiscus flowers (you steep them to make teas or sweetened beverages) at most grocery stores that sell Mexican food products. It's called jamaica in Spanish. It will look like this:

    1. Vallarta Supermarkets sell dried jamaica.

      1. Vallarta Supermarkets sell jamaica.

        1. Just in case, there is a Superior on Long Beach Blvd. and a Top Value on Cherry and 10th. You should be able to find it at either places.

          1. If you can find it loose -stock in a latin market, it's 1/4 the price of the pre-packaged, and much fresher. Simple to steep, dilute, sweeten.