Find out which flowers you can eat. Discover edible flower petals to garnish your plates, or dress up a salad. Have you ever been to a restaurant and had a beautiful flower used as a garnish on the plate? Did you eat it? Were you unsure as to whether you should or not? Many flowers Are indeed flowers you can eat, but some chefs might not be certain as to which ones are, so I suggest you don't eat any flowers used for garnish, unless you know yourself that they are safe to eat. While some are perfectly safe, others can make you very sick!
Know the Source
It might be a good idea to eat only flowers that you grow in your own garden, so that you can be sure they have not been treated with any pesticides.Never
eat flowers from a nursery, florist, or ones picked from the roadside!
this is a very short list, view Many more Edible Flowers here The list refers to the flower petals, not the bitter white part.
There are many flowers you can eat from herbs, as well as some vegetable flowers. I again Caution you to be absolutely sure you know which ones are safe, and that you are eating the right ones!
If you make Herb Butters, using some of the flowers from the particular herb you are using, will dress up the butter, and add a bit more flavor. Vegetable Flowers
This is a very small list of vegetable flowers you can eat.
Many more can be found at the link above, along with lots more
information about eating flowers.
You can plant a whole garden of Flowers that are edible! Find lots of ideas on Edible Landscaping and get some tips on planting and growing these flowers.
Looking for Rose Recipes to use up those rose petals? You'll find Sugared Rose Petals , along with Rose Petal Jelly to name a few.
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