Guide To Eleven Edible Flowers
Proper identification of edible flowers is essential
Use flowers that are pesticide free
For best flavor, use flowers at their peak and picked early in the day
Introduce new flowers into the diet slowly to be able to pinpoint allergic reactions ( once again proper identification is very important )
Edible flowers also may be preserved in oils or vinegars and dehydrated for later usage.
Do not use unopened blossoms because they may be bitter.
Edible flowers can also be used in baking, honey, syrup, candied flowers, sauces, jelly, vinegars, oil, tea, flower-scented sugars, and wine
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