Flowers Aren’t Friends, They’re Food

Go pick yourself a snack. The neighbors’ nasturtiums are coming in beautifully!

1. Violets

Flavor profile: Velvety and sweet.
Crepe recipe here.

ID: 1236036

Pansy lemonade here.

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Shortbread cookies here.

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Violet jam here.

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Just sugaring them makes an impressive garnish. Instructables here!

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6. Lavender

Flavor profile: Fragrant and slightly bitter.
Lavender lemon cake here.

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Lavender honey ice cream here.

ID: 1236074

8. Lilacs

Flavor profile: Slightly bitter, lemony overtones.
Lilac scones here.

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9. Chamomile

Flavor profile: Light apple taste. Not just for tea and Austen novels.
Chamomile cream pie here.

ID: 1236081

10. Hibiscus

Flavor profile: Bitter and citrusy.

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Hibiscus tea here.

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12. Nasturtiums

Flavor profile: Peppery, sweetly spicy. Makes for a fairy-tale salad, like this one.

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Nasturtium risotto here.

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14. Roses

Flavor profile: Leathery sweet with a fruity taste.
Granola recipe here.

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Candied rose petals here.

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Rose and cardamom cheesecake here.

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17. Dandelions

Flavor profile: Sweet and honey-like. Weeds in the garden, delicious in bread!
Dandy bread here.

ID: 1236102

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