The 2019 Chelsea Flower Show is just around the corner. It’s time to add the floral final touches and spring colours to your creations!
The RHS Chelsea Flower Show, formally known as the Great Spring Show, is a garden show held for five days in May by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. Held at Chelsea since 1912, it is the most famous flower and landscape gardens show in the United Kingdom, and perhaps in the world, attracting visitors from all continents. Highlights to the Chelsea Flower Show include the avant-garde show gardens designed by leading names with Floral Marquee at the centrepiece. The Show also features smaller gardens such as the Artisan and Urban Gardens. So, why not making your creations floral and with a spring touch to celebrate?
Bring a spring touch with Inspiration, Valrhona’s range of fruit couvertures. Have you already tried the latest additions to the range: Valrhona Inspiration yuzu and Inspiration raspberry?
Yuzu bursts onto the palate with a unique citrusy taste, which gives way to fresh fruit flavours. The naturally tangy flavour of Valrhona Inspiration Yuzu blends perfectly with dark chocolate, coconut and aromatic herbs. Its sweet tanginess is enhanced with a hint of bitterness that brings out the best in other ingredients you might pair it with. With Inspiration Yuzu, you can rediscover all the subtlety of a citrus fruit mix – grapefruit, mandarin and lime – within each of your creations.
In Inspiration Raspberry, the candied raspberry flavour is subtly teamed with all the bright, natural colour you would expect. Enjoy warm notes of raspberry jelly, which give way to the tart flourish that characterizes this red fruit.
Floral & fruity purees
We have recently launched Ponthier with an exciting selection of chilled and frozen fruit purees. This is an endless of inspiration if you are looking for naturalness and pure taste. Maison Ponthier’s aim is to produce fruit purees which are as close as possible to the taste, colour and smell of the original fruit. The company doesn’t use any additives (colourings, preservatives, flavourings) to guarantee the naturalness of the products. Priority is given to purees with 100% fruit and there are about 20 products in the 100% fruit range. When some sweetening is required, a maximum of 10% sugar is added and Maison Ponthier only uses 100% natural pure cane sugar. Have a look at our range for inspiration and especially the Litchi rose raspberry, Strawberry mara des bois, Violet fig and Mandarin bergamot lemon verbena purees if you want to create something unique for the Chelsea Flower Show.
100% natural extracts & flower aromas
Eurovanille extracts can be used as a flavour enhancer and there is a large choice of flowers including lavender, jasmine, orange blossom and rose. Sosa Aromas range offers the essence of every flavour in some drops. You can use it in any gastronomic application to increase a flavour, give a special nuance, combine it with other flavours or simply enjoy the essence of nature. We also have a choice of sugar and crystallised flower petals.
Add the final floral touch to your desserts with PCB Creation. They have a large choice of chocolate decorations, fruit leathers, transfer sheets and mini crunchies to get your creations ready for Chelsea Flower Show. You probably already know about their “Classics” range but have you already tried their Pure Emotion range?
Launched in June 2018, the Pure Emotion range from PCB Creation has been described as a revolution in the world of decoration. They have now extended the range with a large choice of products to make fantastic Spring and Floral -inspired creations. Pure Emotion is a range of decorations and ingredients made entirely from natural raw materials. In this range, PCB Creation offer products with 100% natural ingredients: No colourings, No preservatives, No added aromas. In this range, you will only find three groups of ingredients: chocolates, sugars and other derivatives from plant-based materials (fruit, herbs, flowers, cocoa, starch…).
And, why not go for high quality silicone moulds and accessories from Silikomart? You can only be seduced by their original flower shapes!
Some floral inspirations…
We have selected three delicious recipes to inspire you for the Chelsea Flower Show with Fleur d’Asie from Valrhona, Mara des bois strawberry tart from Ponthier and Cushion from PCB Creation. Now, it’s time to create your own floral story! You can find the full recipes at the end of our Chelsea Flower Show Collection.