Tag Archives: Edible flowers

Rosemary By Any Other Name Will Still Smell Like Rosemary

Rosemary has long been regarded as a versatile and potent herb. It’s history and uses are as diverse as the earth’s surface. Rosemary has been used medicinal herb, and we now have the science to back it!   Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly known as … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Common Edible Flowers

Many people with gardens might not be aware that the plants already growing in their gardens can be used in the cooking of some simple, delicious, yet excellent dishes. Some commonly found and purchased flowers can be used as a … Continue reading

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10 Delicious Nasturtium Recipes

Nasturtium  is an annual that produces bright orange blooms, bringing colour and cheer to gardens everywhere! They are also known to attract bees, butterflies and other helpful pollinators. On top of all that, nasturtiums are one of the tastiest plants! … Continue reading

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8 Uses for Rose Hips

Now that it is well into October, many of the summer-blooming rose plants are flowerless and left with only the rose hip (or rosehip) or the red, berry-sized fruit. While these seed pods add interest and colour to the late summer/fall garden, … Continue reading

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8 Delicious Chrysanthemum Recipes

Although chrysanthemums are generally available all year round, they are most popular in the fall. Chrysanthemums of all colours, sizes and forms are available. Not only do these bright and colourful flowers brighten up and beautify homes and gardens everywhere, … Continue reading

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Edible Flower Desserts for Valentine’s Day

What’s sweeter than a beautiful bouquet for Valentine’s Day? Sweet desserts made of edible flowers! Flowers aren’t just for garnishes to make dishes look pretty! Cookies, cakes, puddings, and ice creams can be enhanced with a bit of floral flavour! … Continue reading

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5 Delicious Ways to Use Squash Blossoms

Squash blossoms are the edible flowers that come from zucchinis and other summer squashes. They are typically available from May to September. They have a mild and delicate squash flavour. Squash blossoms are highly perishable. And for this reason, they … Continue reading

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Flowers You Can Eat!

Flowers aren’t just pretty to look at; some of them are edible! There are so many varieties to choose from. Here are a few flowers that to get your taste buds started: Begonia The whole plant is edible, including the … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Milk and Cookies for Santa

Santa is as health conscience as the rest of us, therefore he is reducing his cookie intake and opting for an edible flower salad! Edible flowers have been used in dishes by cultures all over the world for centuries. The … Continue reading

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42 flowers you can eat

Now this is interesting. Who would have thought that flowers can feed people as well as make them happy? As a flower lover I always find this kind of trivia fascinating, I hope you do too. Adding flowers to your … Continue reading

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