Tag: edible flowers

Borage / Spring / Summer / Edible Borage (Borago Officinalis) Identification A common annual, flowering plant. The leaves, stems  and flowers are all edible. Common Names Borage, Star Flower, Herb of Courage. Botanical Name Borago Officinalis Scientific Classification Kingdom – Plantae Order – Boraginales Family – Boraginaceae Physical Characteristics for…

Honesty / Spring / Summer / Autumn / Edible Honesty (Lunaria Annua) Identification A naturalised, annual/biennial, flowering plant. Common Names The Honesty plant, Annual Honesty, Money Plant. Botanical Name Lunaria Annua Scientific Classification Kingdom – Plantae Order – Brassicales Family – Brassicaceae Physical Characteristics for Honesty Leaves Large, oval, hairy…

Cowslips / Spring / Summer / Edible Cowslips (Primula Veris) Identification A common herbaceous, perennial flowering plant. Common Names Cowslips, Herb Peter. Botanical Name Primula Veris Scientific Classification Kingdom – Plantae Order – Ericales Family – Primulaceae Physical Characteristics for Cowslips Leaves Dark green, long and crinkly. 5-10cm long. Flowers Trumpet-shaped, bright yellow…

Dandelion Flower Jam This dandelion flower jam recipe makes a zesty and zingy marmalade which has a flavour reminiscent of an apricot jam – it looks fabulous with dandelion petals suspended throughout and can be used straight on toast and scones or enjoyed in a more exotic manner by mixing…

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