Thursday, December 25, 2014


The cover of this month's Bon Appétit magazine features a wreath-shaped lavender shortbread cookie that is covered in glaze and adorned with candied rose petals.

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Visit the magazine's website to get the recipe and to find out what other fruits, flowers, and herbs can be used for eye-dazzling cookie-decoration.

Here is a video of the sweet process...

And lastly, below is some interesting info. concerning the consumption of rose petals and other growing things! #yum

~ What roses are considered edible? Here is a forum on

~ Are All Roses Edible? Here is a post on

~ Here is an edible flowers chart (

~ Book: Eat Your Roses: ...Pansies, Lavender, and 49 Other Delicious Edible Flowers

~ Book: Cooking with Flowers: Sweet and Savory Recipes with Rose Petals, Lilacs, Lavender, and Other Edible Flowers

~ Book: The Edible Flower Garden (Edible Garden Series)

~ Book: The Edible Flower Garden: From Garden to Kitchen: Choosing, Cooking, and Growing Edible Flowers 

~ Book: Easy Growing: Organic Herbs and Edible Flowers from Small Spaces

~ Book: Edible Wild Plants: A North American Field Guide to Over 200 Natural Foods

~ Book: Edible Flowers: From Garden to Palate

~ Book: Edible Flowers: Desserts and Drinks

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