1. INTROUCTION TO EDIBLE FLOWERS
The first thing you have to know about edible flowers is that there are some sorts of flowers, which if eaten can bring you unimaginable dose of harm and health problems so if you are even planning to eat flowers you have to do a proper research or have your flower-involving meal in a certified restaurant. Also, you need to be well aware of the types of allergic reactions that you have and that flowers may trigger in you. Apart from this, some other flowers which are edible can really tripple the goodness in the taste of some meals which alone are delicious enough. Examples of such plants and flowers are the blossoms of the bean, nasturtiums and borage.
2. POPULAR EDIBLE FLOWERS
There are some flowers which are quite popular outside the kitchen and who make a great dish. For instance we have all heard of violets, calendulas, lavenders and of course roses but when we recall their image in our minds we do not think of a wonderful meal, we think of romantic atmosphere, parks and gardens. They all have different flavor, ranging from soft to meaty and even strongly spicy. You can check that info in Internet or in most books connected with cooking flowers. Enjoy them all but never forget that before you put something your meal you have to make sure that it is not a threat to you in any way whatsoever.
3. TIPS ON EDIBLE FLOWERS
Let’s say you have taken all the necessary precautions and that your meals are safe and the only thing that a flower delivers to your senses is beauty and pleasure. Now is the right time for you to put to good use the following tips in this article which will instruct you on how to use flowers in order to turn the meals on your table into renowned specialties. Flowers are like ingredients, like salt and pepper. Place a flower in a meal, rub it against it and taste until you have found the perfect mix between a flower and a meat, or a salad or some other dish you have on the table. Here are several tips and ideas that may prove useful when it comes down to your lunch, breakfast and most of all dinner:
-Use a hibiscus flower and place in a beautiful glass bowl or cup of a more special form and then pour inside your favorite drink. You can be absolutely sure that regardless of the drink you have chosen its taste will be unforgettable, unique and thoroughly satisfying
-Whenever you are adding something to your food like an additional ingredient or oil of some sort, or jellies of some sort, put a flower petal with the right aroma upon it.
-One of the most preferred uses of flowers in the kitchen is connected with their deformation. For instance, you could place flowers into water slots and then put it in the fridge. When you take them out you will have stylish, filled with a pleasant aroma ice cubes for your drinks. In addition to that you could place the flowers in sugar and again in the fridge. When you take them out you will have the famous crystalized petals which are so popular with cakes, sweets and any sort of delicious chocolate meals.
To sum up, if you have done the necessary research regarding non-edible flowers or if you choose to have flowers in your meal when it is cooked by professionals and you are certain that you have no allergies, there is no reason for you not to enjoy the delicious flavors of edible flowers.