Edible flowers can do a lot for the dining experience. Some tastes very good and others are lovely to decorate food with, both desserts and, for example, salads. I sow edible flowers every summer. It is mostly the petals that you eat. This does not mean that it is dangerous to eat the center of the flower, but they are usually not particularly delicate.
If you don't want to sow edible flowers yourself, in any case the Meny chain has several varieties, which you can ask if they want to take them in.
What can be eaten?
If you are not sure what you can use, I have a list here. You can also ask at a garden centre, they often have a good overview.
|Cucumber (Orago officinalis)||In pieces and cake and salad garnish||Carnation (Dianthus)||Cake decoration, in ice cubes or candied|
|Blomkarse (Tropaeolum majus)||Cold or warm in salad, has a peppery taste||Marigold (Calendula officinalis)||Sprinkle the petals over salad, bake into cake, spices|
|Flowers from salad types and herbs||Salat||Roses (Rosea)||Rose water, candied, rose jelly, as decoration on cakes|
|Daglilje (Hemerocallis)||Warm or cold in salad||Yarrow||Young, small leaves add a fresh taste to vegetables and go well as a seasoning in salad, bread, beer and wine. The leaves can also be served with fatty fish, sausages and fatty meats|
|Hestemynte (Monarda didyma)||Hot and cold vegetable dishes, fish dishes or as a spice and flavor for oils||Red clover (Trifolium pratense)||Sprinkle the petals over the salad|
|White clover (Trifolium repens)||The petals are sprinkled over the salad||Squash and pumpkin flowers (Cucurbita)||Garnish the salad, make stuffed courgette flowers.|
|Strawberries - wild and garden berries(Fragaria)||Cake decorations and decorations in the strawberry salad||Stepmother and Violin (Viola)||Candies, freeze in ice cubes, decorate cake and dessert|
|Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus)||Garnish salad or dessert||Stokkrose (Althaea)||Cake decorations|
|Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)||Dried as a spice, baked into cakes and desserts||Elderberry (Sambucus nigra)||Black elderberry juice|
|Løvetann (Taraxacum officinale)||Salat||Syringa vulgaris||Lilac juice, ice cubes and in oil as a salad dressing|
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