Elee Hadley of Mulberry Orchard is helped by her brother, Claude. Here is what he has to say about the Rose Petal Jam he created:
From the West Rose of Le Chateau de Ste.-Rose to the orchards and gardens in Lookingglass Valley come the experience and craft-minded products of the Artistes de la Cuisine and Jardiniers, at Mulberry Orchard. Picturesque Mulberry Lane– it’s a “sweetheart”, with the old mulberry tree and wild roses still growing and blossoming year after year! Try sampling our unusual jams, jellies, relishes and pickles made from wild rose petals, native and cultivated fruits and berries and vegetables all gathered on our luscious green hillsides. The local hand-picked rose petals are best in the morning with beads of dew still on the blossoms, then lovingly massaged to bring out the sweet perfume of French roses. A tip of the old artiste’s burette to the Cècile Brünner Rose.