Edible Flowers: More Than Just Edible

PansyHave you ever thought of flowers being edible?  Have you ever thought that you can add them to a salad, cooking with them, adding them to a desert, or a drink?  It may be common knowledge for some but for others this is totally new.  And If you have never thought about it, it might even make you giggle.

Here is a just small list of some edible flowers:

  • Pansy
  • Marigold
  • Calendula
  • Nasturtium
  • Lavendar

For a larger list and more detail click here for an article from What’s cooking America.net. You will learn about what things to watch out for just in case you are allergic.  For some recipe ideas click here to read an article called “Flower Power!! 30 Flower Recipes” from the Brit.co website.  Here is a quick video on edible companions flowers from Project Diaries to learn how these edibles flowers can also be a benefit to your crops.

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