This unique flower creates an unexpected electric buzz sensation in the mouth! Buzz Buttons stimulates saliva production and cleanses the mouth with a refreshing cool tingling taste- a perfect palette cleanser between courses. It can be used by crumbling the flower and sprinkling over food, or combining with sauces and infusions.
Buzz Buttons are also used to spark up beverages. Muddled, sprinkled or floating in cocktails adds electricity! They can be kept at the bar in a glass next to the slices of lime and other common fresh bar ingredients. They are a great conversation starter! The Buzz Buttons flowers come from a small tropical plant native to Brazil and Paraguay, where the leaves are eaten as a fresh green.
Buzz Thriller Cocktail
6 Fresh Origins Buzz Buttons™
1oz Citrus Rum
½ oz Blue Curacao
Float of Cachaca
Sweet and Sour
Cup of Ice
Cut 5 Fresh Origins Buzz Buttons™ into pieces, toss in a blender. Add Sweet and Sour, Citrus Rum, Blue Curacao, and juice from half of a lime. Blend mixture then pour into a glass filled with ice. Top with a float of Cachaca. Serving with 1 or 2 Fresh Origins Buzz Buttons™ is optional, but if you do, be sure to caution your customers of their tingly sensation. Since alcohol dehydrates you, the Buzz Button™ is a perfect ingredient because it stimulates salivary glands, keeping your mouth from getting dry and giving you a refreshing hydrated feeling!
Recipe: Lemon-Glazed Tilapia with Buzz Buttons