Edible Flowers

Steve Hinkson sphinkson at worldnet.att.net
Wed Jul 7 02:57:47 EST 1999


Elaine:
I'm hanging my head in shame.  Shoulda' thought of sage, it's our state flower,
after all...
*grin*
Cauliflower is  inmature flower buds,  and the stems that support them.
Steve

Elaine M. Shea wrote:

> You can add sage blossoms to the list.  They add color and wonderful flavor
> to sauces and salads.
>
> I was always taught that cauliflower is a trick question.  What we eat is
> not actually a flower at all, but a proliferation of stem tissue which will
> flower eventually (in a second season?).  Can someone set me straight?
>
> Elaine
>
> Elaine M. Shea
> Biology Department
> Loyola College
> 4501 N. Charles St.
> Baltimore, MD 21210
>
> Phone: 410-617-2058
> FAX: 410-617-2646
> email: shea at loyola.edu






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