Flowers - Edible
Storage Tips: To store Edible Flowers, wrap them in a moist paper towel, carefully so they are not crushed. Then place them in a plastic container and put them in the refrigerator.
Usage Ideas: Although mainly used as garnish, Edible flowers can be used in many different dishes. They can be used as other leaves in salads or cooked into baked goods like cakes or cookies.
Edible flowers will make your dish look beautiful when they are added to white or transparent sweets. For example, you can add them to the popsicle container before you put the ice cream or you can do the same with popsicles. You can also use them in a more simple way, placing them in the ice cube trays before adding water to make flowered ice.
Edible flowers will also look beautiful and add a delicious aroma to jellies, teas or lemonades.
Fun Facts: We know about the inclusion of Edible Flowers in different meals in Europe since Ancient Greek and Roman times. In America, Aztecs in Mexico and Incas in Perú also used flowers in cooking, as well as in traditional medicine.
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