Edible flowers make dishes look amazing, and add some exotic flavors as well. These edible flowers are sure to please your taste buds, and guests.
There are edible weeds and bugs. I grew up with an adventuresome mother who tried some odd recipes. I've eaten a few bugs in my lifetime, and I'm looking for my next adventure.
While this is by no means a complete list of edible flowers (or even edible flowers local to me in upstate NY), this is the list of edible flowers I have cooked with and enjoyed (so far!)
You might be surprised that you can also plan dinner while stopping to smell the roses! Here you'll find 10 easy-to-find (or grow) edible flowers to spice up your cooking game.
Wild onion grass is edible, and so is wild garlic. They are not poisonous, they have a pleasant oniony-garlicky taste and, as weeds, they are easy to grow. Learn how to identify, pick, and cook these wild, free plants.
Edible flowers are becoming very popular, and these flowers are at the top of the list. Let's smell the flowers together, and I'll share the best ones I've tried with you.
Ever wanted to try the popular Southern dish poke sallet, often called "poke salad"? I'm a native of the rural United States and am here to show you how to detoxify and prepare this delicious dish.
Learn how to take the sting out of nettles. This pesky weed is also a delicious and nutritious herb. I'll share some fun recipes with you.
Edible insects are a nutritious food. Farming insects has environmental benefits and will likely become increasingly important as the Earth's population increases.
Learn about Oregon's natural wild mushrooms and truffles. Learn about their seasons and environments and how to collect them to be used in your food.
Foraging for edible wild plants is very enjoyable way of gathering food for free, getting healthy and enjoying the countryside.
Learn about morel mushroom hunting with these tips and recipes. This springtime hobby offers an edible prize: delicious morels! Be sure to learn about the false morel, a mushroom you do not want to eat.
Learn how to create the world's most beautiful salads, herb butters, pasta, and more with flowers that you can eat!
There are very few nettle tempura recipes online, and those that exist are not very healthy. Here is my deliciously crispy and healthy recipe for stinging nettles.
Who doesn't love the taste of fresh mushrooms in a pasta dish, on a pizza, or in countless other recipes? The only thing that could make those mushrooms even better is if you forage them yourself!