Edible Flowers. What a beautiful presentation flowers as food makes. Learn which ones are edible and what they taste like. Then you too can serve up totally gorgeous floral snacks and wow your guests. This plate of flower topped crakers with cheese spread is visually stunning and very appealing. There are loads of flowers that are edible.
Some will be good for salads others for soups. Some may make a gorgeous garnish and others might be best as tea or even to flavor water. The pansy is edible and looks very pretty if you freese blossom in water in an ice cube tray and then use the pretty cube to chill drinks when you have guests. The gorgeous picture above was from a site called frutas del mundo which is no longer there. You can read all about what each flower tastes like and what it is best suited for at Whats Cooking America. One thing to always remember is to make sure the flowers you are going to eat have not be sprayed with any poisons. Here is a list of flowers that are edible.
Allium – onion, leek, garlic etc.
Citrus – including Kumquat
Johnny Jump ups
Queen Anne’s Lace
Scarlet Runner Bean