Using Microgreens to Add Color and Flavor to Your Cooking

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There’s a reason why photo-sharing sites like Flickr and Instagram are full of pictures of food. Most people want their food to look as good as it tastes. And a truly memorable presentation really stands out. That’s why professional chefs in the world of haute cuisine have been using microgreens and edible flowers as food accents. These small decorations add a unique touch of color to any dish, as well as a burst of flavor. True leaf microgreens come in many different varieties. Home chefs and moms wanting to use these should get their microgreens from a specialist grower.

But does it look good?
Food is meant to be admired before it is eaten. Maybe the psychologists have an expl Continue reading

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If You Don’t Know About Edible Flowers, You Don’t Know What You Are Missing

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The crystallized rose, the crystallized pansy, or any type of crystallized flowers or candied flowers might not be something you have ever heard of before. Sugar flowers are something quite palatable, but they are not something that you can buy down at the local convenient store. However, when you come across them in a specialty store or if you find someone who knows how to make them, they are a real treat.

When it comes to common garden flowers, there are over 100 different types that are edible and very palatable. In addition to the edible flowers like the crystallized rose and other crystallized varieties, one of the most popular types of edible pl Continue reading

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