Eating the flowers

Our neighbor has had the most beautiful nasturtiums blooming in her herb garden.  The children brought over a handful which made a lovely bouquet…

Nasturtium bouquet 2

Nasturtium bouquet

 

And not only are they lovely to look at, but they also are good to eat.   Several family members were here for a recent meal, and we all enjoyed eating the blooms on a large salad.

If you’ve never eaten nasturtium blooms before, you may be surprised.  They taste much like radishes and make a wonderful addition to a salad. My neighbor and I also ate some straight from her garden. Thank you, Alisa, for the edible flowers!

Nasturtiums

Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

 

 

8 Comments Add yours

  1. arlene says:

    They make them into tea. I haven’t tasted any though.

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    1. I’ve not heard of making tea. That’s interesting!

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  2. de Wets Wild says:

    They also make wonderful tortoise treats – my granny had a tortoise when I was a little boy, and naturally between me and the tortoise she had very few blooms to show off! 😀

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  3. Cee Neuner says:

    They sure make for a gorgeous bouquet. Gorgeous photos.

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    1. Yes they do, and they taste pretty good, too. Thank you!

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