Edible Flowers

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

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

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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