When mos t
people think of flowers eating
them isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. However, many of these beautiful plants can be eaten and can add color and texture to a raw salad or even a cooked meal. Some are sweet and yummy by themselves while others need a little extra love to make them enjoyable.
So make sure to check before just chomping on the first flower you recognize!
Unfortunately, no flower is really safe unless it was grown organically without the use of pesticides or chemicals.
In lieu of this, always make sure to use organically grown species.
Also, make sure to thoroughly wash your flowers before eating.
It’s also important to remove pistils and stamens from flowers before eating.
Sometimes these parts of the flower are not as tasty as the rest.
You may want to separate the flower petals from the rest of the flower just prior to use to keep wilting to a minimum.