Kitchen of flowers – What are the edible flowers?

Kitchen of flowers – What are the edible flowers?

Edible Flowers have played a vital part in our food experiences dating back to the times of the Greeks, Romans, and Ancient Chinese. Edible Flowers have been used in table decorations and as part of our meals. These flowers not only impact our visual and olfactory senses, but, are also used to tantalize our taste buds. The vibrant colors provided by flowers can be either visually subtle or brilliant in color, which can help to elevate or complete the presentation of your plate. In most cases, edible flowers are used to complement your food. One can simply place a Basil Blossom Flower or Kale Blue Flower on a dish or add sugar coated roses or pansies to desserts for additional flare, sprinkle tender buds in salad, laminate pastry sheets with colorful petals, or stuff whole blossoms with any fillings. The options are almost endless. (more…)