Here’s how to give a flowery twist to food
Now, you have one more reason to embrace flowers, beyond their fragrance and colour — by including them in your food. Here, experts suggest innovative ways of marrying delectable food with gorgeous edible flowers:
Pansy: Mild and delicate, this garden flower tastes like grapes and mint. You can add them to your salad to enhance its flavour or just use it as a garnish on chocolate tortes.
Nasturtium: With its mild peppery flavour, it makes for an excellent pickling and culinary component. You can also add them to desserts.
Marigold: Marigold can be added to salads or used in custards to give a citrusy touch.
Crocus flower: Apart from using them in salads and main course, you can also mix this bud in beverages like tea and wine for flavouring.
Snap Dragon: This fragrant flower adds a punch to your food. Mix it with liqueur, cranberry and lots of ice to make a delicious drink or add to pizzas and pies to give a fresh twist.