Edible Flowers ~ Common Name/Botanical Part 1
May be skin allergen to some individuals. Good with fish and the stems are especially popular candied. Tastes like: celery-flavored.
Eat in moderation; may contain cyanide precursors. Tastes like: delicate floral flavor
Tastes like: different varieties have different milder flavors of the corresponding leaves. Tastes like: lemon, mint.
Used in place of bergamot to make a tea with a flavor similar to Earl Grey Tea
Tastes like: poor man's saffron, spicy, tangy, peppery, adds a golden hue to foods
Tastes like: waxy, pronounced flavor, use sparingly as an edible garnish, good for making citrus waters
Pungent. A prime ingredient in salsa and many Latino and Oriental dishes. Tastes like: Some palates detect a disagreeable soapy flavor while others adore it. .
Tastes like: very young buds fried in butter taste similar to mushrooms. Makes a potent wine.
Many Lilies (Lillium species) contain alkaloids and are NOT edible. Daylillies may act as a laxative. Tastes like: sweet, crunchy, like a crisp lettuce leaf, faintly like chestnuts or beans