Fresh Origins has several exciting products for beverage applications. Mixologists are finding that MicroGreens, Herbs, Fresh Edible Flowers, Crystallized Flowers, Flower Crystals™ ,  and Mini Herb and Flower Crystals® are a fantastic taste ingredient and beautiful garnish for all kinds of cocktails!  MicroGreens or edible flowers can invigorate any liquid creation, raising the bar for freshness, creativity and flavor. Simply floating an edible flower can change the look and increase value of a mixed beverage. Muddling MicroGreens or herbs will add their intense fresh flavors. Try a unique variety such as our Chocolate Mint to really enhance cocktails!

 


See how Mixologists are using our products!

Junior Merino

“Variety and freshness are important factors when creating a successful cocktail program and the diversity of the ingredients that Fresh Origins offers, creates a unique flavor experience.”

- Junior Merino – The Liquid Chef

Breakfast of Champions

Picture by: Peter Pioppo

  • Fresh Origins MicroFlower™ Star Flowers™
  • 2 oz Castries Peanut Rum Creme
  • 3/4 oz Kahlua
  • 1 Tblsp of Chairman’s Reserve Rum
  • 3 oz oat milk
  • 3/4 oz chopped banana
  • 1/2 oz maple syrup grade B
  • 1 tsp golden raisins
  • Maple-Pecan Cereal

Pour all the ingredients into a shaker, add ice, shake and double strain into a martini glass.  Garnish with MicroFlower™ Micro Star Flower™ and mixed berries.

Mayahuel

Picture by: John Carlano

  • 2 Fresh Origins TinyVeggies™ Fennel Root (1 for garnish and 1 for ingredients)
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1 oz fresh pineapple juice
  • ¾ oz agwa
  • ¼ oz ricard
  • 2 oz siembra azul blanco
  • ½ oz simple syrup

Pour all the ingredients into a shaker, add ice, shake and double strain into a martini glass.  Garnish with 1 Fresh Origins TinyVeggies™ Fennel Root and mixed berries.

CC (Bicentennial) with Gold Sage Tops

Picture by: Peter Pioppo

  • Fresh Origins Sage Gold Tops
  • 1 tbs of Huitlacoche
  • 3 Blackberries
  • ½ oz Junior Merino-Dainzu agave nectar
  • ¾ oz Pom juice
  • ¾ oz Fresh lime juice
  • ½ oz Kahlua
  • 1 ½ oz Siembra Azul Tequila Reposado

Muddle the blackberries and the huitlacoche in a shaker, add the rest of the ingredients, ice, shake and double strain over ice. Garnish with Fresh Origins Sage Gold Tops which will add an extra layer of aroma and complexity.

Porfiriato with Basil Blossoms

Picture by: Peter Pioppo

  • 1/2 oz orange juice
  • 1/2 oz pink grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 oz Dainzu Aloe Vera & Lemongrass Syrup
  • 1 1/2 oz brut champagne
  • 1/4 oz lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 oz Siembra Azul Blanco
  • 1 oz Jarritos Toronja (grapefruit soda)

Chill all ingredients first. Build cocktail in a large wine glass and stir gently. Garnish with small slices of orange, lime, lemon, sugar cane, and one tejocote.

This cocktail was designed to acknowledge the French influence within Mexican history, from 1876-1911 under the regime of Jose de la Cruz Porfirio Diaz Mori. This cocktail is a great example of fusion, meshing the tradition and spirit of Mexico (tequila) with the heart of France (champagne).

The Big Apple
  • 2 oz Hudson Whiskey
  • 1/2 oz grilled apple juice
  • 1/2 oz cinnamon syrup
  • 3/4 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 oz Xtabentun Mayan Liqueur
  • 1 dash of Junior Merino Roasted Apple & Toasted Spices Bitters
Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass. Add ice and strain into a rocks glass rimmed with Fresh Origins Mini Flower Crystals® Fennel and garnish with a Fresh Origins Apple Mint top.

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Kathy Casey

“I love using Fresh Origins – whether I’m garnishing a drink for a photo shoot or a dish for clients, I can be sure that their product is at the peak of freshness, and absolutely beautiful.” 

– Kathy Casey, Food Studios – Liquid Kitchen

Zen Blossom

Makes 1 drink

  • 3 slices cucumber
  • 2 large sprigs Fresh Origins Petite Mint Licorice
  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka
  • 3/4 ounce sake
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz Monin Elderflower Syrup
  • 2 oz soda water

Garnish: thin sliced cucumber and Fresh Origins Firestix™

Drop cucumbers and mint into a mixing glass. Muddle to release flavor. Measure in vodka, sake, lemon and elderflower syrup.

Fill with ice. Cap and shake. Add soda, and then pour drink into a tall glass. Garnish with a Fresh Origins Firestix™.

Recipe by Kathy Casey Liquid Kitchen®

www.kathycasey.com  – www.liquidkitchen.tv

Kathy Casey is a celebrated chef, mixologist and pioneer in the bar-chef movement, she has been touted as being the original Bar Chef. A savvy spotter of what’s hot on the culinary and cocktail scene, Kathy has been featured in numerous national and international publications and is a frequent TV and radio guest.

Kathy owns Kathy Casey Food Studios® – Liquid Kitchen®, an international food, beverage and development agency specializing in all things delicious. Her cocktail show Kathy Casey’s Liquid Kitchen can be seen on Small Screen Network, showcasing her passion and talent behind the bar through kitchen-inspired drinks.

An author of ten cookbooks, her latest book is D’Lish Deviled Eggs – featuring over 50 recipes of the classic American appetizer. You can find Kathy on Twitter (@KathyCaseyChef) and blogging at Dishing with Kathy Casey.

Dean Serneels

“Fresh Origins products are always beautiful. The petals, flowers and herbs are pleasing to all of the senses and offer a great compliment to all aspects of the cocktail.
In the drink or on the drink, as a decoration or in the flavor. Fresh Origins offers a versatile garden of choices.”

- Mixologist Dean Serneels –  Director of Beverage Applications at 

American Beverage Marketers 

Ward Eight

  • 1 oz rye whiskey
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • 2oz orange juice
  • .5 oz Finest Call Grenadine Syrup
  • .5 oz egg white
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled Champagne coupe glass. Garnish with a Fresh Origins Borage Blossom.

Dancing Orchid

  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz Alize Rose
  • .5 oz Finest Call Lime Mix
  • 2 tsp Peychaud’s bitters
Combine all ingredients in a Boston glass filled with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a Fresh Origins Micro Orchid™

Moscato Sour

  • 1 strawberry (large, sliced)
  • 2-3 mint leaves
  • 2 oz Finest Call Sweet & Sour Mix
  • 2 oz moscato
  • lemon wedge
Muddle Strawberry and mint in the bottom of a rocks glass. Fill the glass with ice. Combine remaining ingredients over the top of the ice. Stir to lift the fruit off the bottom of the glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

Mango Colada

  • 1 oz banana rum
  • 1 oz Finest Call Mango Puree
  • 3 oz Finest Call Pina Colada Mix

Pour .5oz mango puree in the bottom of a hurricane glass. Combine rum and pina colada mix in a blender with one Boston glass of ice. Blend until smooth and pour over the top of the mango puree. Float the remaining .5oz of mango puree over the top. Garnish with Fresh Origins Micro Orchid™.

Raphael Reyes

“Fresh Origins carries one of the most amazing selections of microgreens in the market. When it comes to cocktails, their unusual options allow me to take my drinks to the next level, use non-generic ingredients and enhance the visual appeal and flavor of a crafted drink. I recommend them for anyone that loves adding amazing herbs and related ingredients into their creations.”

- Mixologist Raphael Reyes

Herbal Love

  • 2 oz Milagro silver
  • 1 dash eucalyptus tinture
  • 2 dashes of cardamon bitters
  • 4 basil leaves and 4 lemon verbena leaves
  • 1/4 oz yuzu
  • 1/2 oz oleo saccharum
  • 3/4 oz lime juice

Garnish with a Fresh Origins Basil Blossom

Bittersweet Repo

  • 1 3/4 oz Milagro Reposado tequila
  • 1 dash orange bitters
  • 1 dash elixir chartreuse
  • 1/4 oz angostura bitters
  • 3/4 oz Aperol

Garnish with Fresh Origins Petite Stevia™

A Place on the Dark Side

  • 2 oz Milagro anejo tequila
  • 1 dash orange bitter
  • 1 dash chrysanthemum tincture
  • 1/4 oz ginger juice
  • 1/2 oz african syrup (paprika, grains of paradise, cinnamon, cloves, vanilla, all spice, star anise and Demerara sugar)
  • 1 oz lime juice

Garnish with a Fresh Origins Viola Flower

Photos by: Small Screen Network

Chris Hudnall

- Mixologist Chris Hudnall

Water Blossom

2 oz Milagro Silver Tequila

1 oz Watermelon Juice

3/4 oz Lime Juice

1/2 oz Agave Nectar

4 Dashes of House-Made Plum Bitters

Garnish: Fresh Origins Basil Blossom

Spring Gin

2 oz Plymouth Gin

3/4 oz Lemon Juice

3/4 oz Honey Syrup

1 oz Cocci Americano

4-5 Dasehs House-Made Celery Bitters

Garnish: Lemon Zest, Fresh Origins Lavender Flower, Rosemary Sprig

The Center Piece Punch

Santa Teresa Claro

Honey Syrup

Grapefruit Juice

Lemon Juice

Bitter Truth Xocolate Mole Bitters

House-Made Rhubarb & Plum Bitters

Garnish: Thyme, Lemon Wheels, Fresh Origins Calendula Flowers, Fresh Origins Micro Orchid™