A Feast of Flowers - An Epicure's Guide to Edible Flowers
Edible petals are easy to grow at home. They have become readily available at produce stores and farmers markets. Their flavors range from sweet to snappy and they compliment everything from artichokes to zabaglione.
Our simple glossary describes their taste and appearance, and how to prepare them. When trying other varieties refer to a horticultural guide to be sure they are safe to eat. Edible flowers should be grown without the use of pesticides. Check with your source before using.