What is "tiare" and where does it come from?
The Tiare Tahiti flower, pictured above, is white and delicately fragrant. Often called Tahitian gardenia, Tiare Tahiti is the national flower of French Polynesia and is the national symbol of the beauty of the Tahitian islands and its people.
What is "confiture"?
"Confiture" is the French word for "jam" or "preserves."
What does Fleur de Tiare confiture (Tiare Flower Jam) taste like?
The jam is made of the Tiare Tahiti flower and sugar. The taste evokes the tropics: it is exotic and sweet. The jam is golden brown and has the consistency of a light maple syrup or honey.
What are the ingredients of Tiare Flower Jam?
Cooked in large copper pots, Tiare Flower Jam is made from the petals of the Tiare Tahiti flower and sugar. That's it. There are no preservatives, additives, or thickeners.
What can I do with Tiare Flower Jam?
Savor the taste of the tropics anytime with Tiare Tahiti Jam. Excellent as a filling for cakes, cupcakes, cookies, muffins, pies, pastries, fruit bars and tarts, and crepes. Great as a glaze for chicken, ham, duck, rack of lamb. Superb as a BBQ sauce or marinade. Wonderful as a spread on bread, toast, crackers, pancakes, French toast. Terrific as a complement to a cheese plate, drizzled over ice cream, mixed with yogurt, as a sweeter in smoothies or fresh whipped cream, or as the "secret ingredient" in mojitos, margaritas, or a champagne bellini. Tastes great as its own ice cream flavor.
Where does Tiare Flower Jam come from?
The flowers are grown on Tahiti's sister island, Moorea, in French Polynesia. The jam is made in Moorea's picturesque Opunohu Valley on a non-commercial farm.
How did Tiare Tahiti Jam get to the U.S.?
Read our story - About. Importation complied with applicable federal regulations. We have a very limited supply of 12 oz. jars of the jam.