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Candied or crystillized edible flowers are easy and fun to make. Use them to decorate cupcakes, cakes, cookies, chocolates and other sweet treats!
Most recipes call for using egg whites but I have substituted meringue power as eating egg whites is dangerous.
As a teenager I worked on an organic farm. We spent dewy summer mornings harvesting greens for the day's orders. The final job before we headed back to the packing shed was nasturtium flowers from the polytunnel, peppery-bright and steamy. 256, one for the top of each salad bag. Hurry up, don't loose count and watch out for the hairy caterpillars lurking under the leaves!
While a hot pot full of flavored broth is kept simmering, raw ingredients are placed into the pot and are cooked in a manner similar to fondue (hot pots usually use a water-based soup, while fondues use melted cheese). Hot pots may be prepared and eaten either at home or in a restaurant. Since it is considered as a main dish, it can be enjoyed without other separate courses like rice or noodles. The cooked food is often eaten with a dipping sauce for additional flavoring.
When I heard about the lates handpicked challenge that focused on edible flowers I knew I had to give it a try. This is my favourite salad that I eat almost daily, I know edible flowers would it make it that much more special. Something I'll have to try!
Ingredients: arugula, cherry tomatoes, feta, craisins, avocado, edible flowers
Dressing: olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey
Soothing lavender tea is a really pretty drink and has a very calming flavour. This is coffee free drink, that can be enjoyed at any time, and lavender is even said to relieve sleeping disorders. The illustration features some beautiful, hand painted lavender sprigs.