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Cooking with Flowers: Rose Petal Sauce

Hi everyone, This is Essa- Bloomsday Review’s resident foodboy here. This is going to be something different, so I think I should be a lot more personal than I tend to be with my writing. If you’ve read my previous article about Persian Ice Cream, you may know that I have an interest in how …

Taste, Varieties

Edible, but is it Nutritious?

Edible Flowers from a garden in Chiang Mai, Thailand

One way to prevent your wilting flowers from going to waste is to eat them. Yes, eat the flowers. Our sources in Thailand inform us that Dianthus (see above photo) and Verbena flowers are edible, “but”, she says, “only the petals are edible”. So naturally, we wonder “is it nutritious?”. One duckduckgo search later and …