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  FLOWER RECIPES

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Sweet Williams (Dianthus barbatus).
Acacia
Agastache, especially long-tubed pink to yellow ones
Almond blossoms
Alyssum
Sunflower (buds)
St. Johnís Wort
Squash or Zuccinni blossoms ( often served stuffed)
Apple blossoms
Bachelor button, Cornflower, Centaurea cyanis, petals
Banana
Beans (phaseolus) (Lab Lab Bean flower is nicer than the bean!)
Begonia (tuberous begonia)
Betony
Borage, mild cucumber flavour; often used in alcoholic drinks.
Broom
Burdock
Citrus - Lemon, lime orange blossoms
Carnation
Chamomile (usually made into calming tea - make to taste, start by using only 3-4 fresh flowers per cup)
Chrysanthemum
Clover
Coriander
Costmary
Cowslips
Daisy petals (Bellis perrenis)
Daylily (hemerocallis)
Dianthus (Clove Pinks once used to flavour wine )
Elderberry (sambucus)
English primroses
Feijoa.
Geraniums
Gladiolus
Hawthorne
Herbs for cooking bergamot, fennel, oregano, mints, anise, hyssop, chive (flowers in second year), basil etc
Hibiscus flowers
Hollyhock (Alcea) also Marshmallow
Honeysuckle (lonicera)
Hyacinth
Jasmine (sambac and officinalis) are the best varieties. Do not use any with white sap)
Johnny jump-up
Lavender; each variety will give a different flavour (Parfait Amour is a lavender-flavoured liqueur)
Lilac (syringia)
Lotus

 

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