Perhaps their rising popularity is because edible flowers are flavour of the month. “But do they contribute to the flavour of the dish, or are they just pretty decorations to be unceremoniously pushed to the side of the plate?” The jury may still be out on that one….
Meanwhile, Paul Barney from Edulis has been investigating alliums for all seasons, discussing 3 edible and ornamental plants that have a lot to add to the garden.
Across the pond, Savor the Southwest has been blending Epazote and Garden Herbs Into Delicious Mole Verde. At the other end of the spectrum, Awkward Botany has finding that “Plants that are otherwise perfectly edible can still find a way to kill you” in Diospyrobezoars, or Persimmons Are Trying to Kill You – an article that will be fascinating to anyone whose experience with bezoars is limited to Harry Potter!
That’s all from Tendrils, this week’s round up of fascinating stuff about plants on the internet. If you like it, why not share it? There’s bound to be more plantaholics out there needing a fix 😉 Have a good weekend, everybody!