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.
This annual and perennial mixture is a colorful and tasty blend of edible flowers. The flowers in this mix have a tangy, spicy, peppery, sweet floral, licorice or minty flavor.
The Nasturtium Tom Thumb Mix is a dwarf variety that produces single flowers that are held above the foliage to show off its vibrant colors.
he Blackjack Viola is a favored trailing variety with attractive masked blooms of deep purple to black petals with bright yellow eyes.