Flowers are, of course, used more for decoration than taste. Keep this in mind when Spice up your summer salads and do not go overboard. Remember that less is more when it comes to floral flavor. There are many other herbs and edible flowers, edible flowers have. Flowers in chives and thyme can be eaten, even the flowers of chives may have strong taste of onions surprise.
Flower petals are often used in food and spice mixture of herbal teas. The best flavors are chamomile, hibiscus, lavender and violas. Be aware that, leaves or other portions of edible flowers can be toxic and cause allergic reactions.
There are certain rules you need to when using the flowers to dress the salad. One is to use the sauce before adding the flowers. This prevents fading. Make sure you rinse your first flowers. Do not pick the flowers just before serving the salad. Otherwise, the flowers wither.
Edible flowers for a simple try the following sauce: Combine ½ cup safflower oil, ¼ cup honey and 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Whisk these together for a full minute. Mix salad dressing and garnish with a dash of beautiful flowers on top. He was a wonderful and colorful presentations.
You may be wondering if any of these flowers can be eaten in your own garden. You’ll be surprised how many of them must be edible. Usually you can use pieces of leaves and flowers decorate as you always attractive. Make sure you know your guests, just for show. For example, the leaves are used as bee balm, to make tea. You have a combination of citrus flavors of orange and lemon can be included in a salad. Its beautiful red flowers are a striking decor, but should not eat.
Borage leaves and flowers are not readily available when they happen planted in your garden. The flower punch bowls are often used as an accent, but they can be toxic in large quantities. The leaves taste of cucumber is used to find potatoes or tuna salads, soups, teas and vegetables.