How to use the flow­ers

NZ Lifestyle Block - - Plants with a purpose -

Pick fresh flow­ers and mist. Cover with plas­tic and re­frig­er­ate. When ready to use, gen­tly re­move the hairy sepals be­hind the flower. Hold the stem with your left hand. To re­move, use your right hand to gen­tly pinch the mid­dle of the star and pull. The corolla (or fused petals) should sep­a­rate in­tact.

Flow­ers are es­pe­cially de­light­ful frozen in ice cubes for sum­mer drinks.

The slight cu­cum­ber flavour of bor­age im­proves the taste of other veg­eta­bles

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