Cooking and garnishing with flowers is more popular than ever! Today, many restaurant chefs and innovative home cooks garnish their entrees with flower blossoms for a touch of elegance. The secret to success when using edible flowers is to keep the dish simple, do not add to many other flavors that will over power the delicate taste of the flower. Today this nearly lost art is enjoying a revival.
WARNING:Not every flower is edible. Eating some varieties will make you very sick. Please do some research before eating any flowers. Never use pesticides on anything you will be eating.
he Blackjack Viola is a favored trailing variety with attractive masked blooms of deep purple to black petals with bright yellow eyes.
Packed with tiny blooms on burgundy stems, this fragrant perennial is great for cutting. Quick growing with a great mint aroma.