Edible Flowers

How to Use Edible Flowers in Summer Cooking

Flowers are more than looks, you know. They're not just for perfumes either. You can eat many of those pretty petals in all sorts of ways. So consider taking your midsummer seasonal eating to another...

How to make a California classic cheese bouquet

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

By Jessica Lawrenze, courtesy of the California Milk Advisory Board.

Violet recipes

by kim2001 9 months ago

I recently got a small bottle of culinary violet extract as a gift. It smells amazing, but I cant find any recipes using it. I know I can always add it to whipped cream and things like that, but do...

ISO culinary rose petals

Cocinero Cubano
by Cocinero Cubano 2 years ago

All - I'm making a cake that calls for candied rose petals. I need to find some that are pesticide free however so I'd like to ask if anyone knows of a source in the Northern VA/DC area. I figure I...

Plantas Nativas Comestibles De Baja California

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"Since the last year and a half Ismene Venegas, chef behind Pinar de 3 Mujeres kitchen, along with Paula Pijoan and photographer León Chargoy, been working together on the digital book project "Baj...

Wildflowers to eat?

by Dorothee5 3 years ago

When I was surfing the Internet I came across a unusual topic about cooking. It was about preparing dishes with use of wild flowers from our gardens that many people think as weeds. Of course, not ...

Magnolia denudata

by Bodegadawg 4 years ago

I've got o ton of Magnolia denuatas blooming now in the garden. I've heard about them fried, maybe some kind of tempura batter and some powdered sugar. Any thoughts? Thanks

Please Suggest a Microgreen for Cherry Dessert

by Seitan 4 years ago

I have a rice pudding recipe with a cherry sauce on top that I usually make for Christmas. I thought next year I might try to lift the appearance a bit with some kind of a green leaf or flower as ...

Looking for an ingredient called orejuela

by TLC555 6 years ago

Hello, I'm trying to make authentic Xocolatl (chocolate), and all the reference material I'm using points to an ingredient known as xochinacaztli, otherwise known as orejuela, or ear flower. The gr...

Elderflowers in SoCal?

by toni57 11 years ago

Does anyone know of a good source of elderflowers in Southern California? Thanks!

Squash Blossoms

by ClaireyMary 12 years ago

Can they be frozen?? Or is this a very, very bad idea. Thanks for any input!!

Squash Blossoms/Zucchini Flowers in NY?

by MissWestchester 11 years ago

Does anyone know where I can buy these now? I'm thinking maybe a Farmer's Market, but I don't have any idea which one. Whole Foods? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! (posted on ...

Eating sunflowers? Do they taste like artichokes? How to prepare?

by Main Line Tracey 7 years ago

So many questions! I read this article about a restaurant in NY that is serving sunflowers. They boil, blanch, and then partially fry the flower part, after having removed the yellow, brown and gre...

Gol Gavzaban - Borage Flowers - Tell Me About Them

by Caitlin McGrath 16 years ago

The other day, in a Middle Eastern grocery, I spotted a packet of dried purple flower petals. The only English on the label was gol gavzaban. Some googling told me that this is the blossom of the b...

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