Top 10 Edible Flowers

Top 10 Edible Flowers Munching down on edible flowers has been a practice that dates back thousands of years — the Chinese, Romans, and Greeks all enjoyed utilizing edible flowers in their food, and many cultures continue to use flowers in their cuisine today.  For example, in the Oaxaca and Chiapas region of Mexico it’s very common to find delicious squash blossoms either stuffed with queso oaxaqueño and grilled as an appetizer, or folded into one’s quesadilla.     In addition to traditional use, edible flowers have become THE hip decor for cakes, cookies, pastries, and all kinds of beverages for weddings, seasonal entertaining, and more.Whether incorporated into a cocktail, added to a salad, or sugar-coated for cake, edible flowers add a gorgeous whimsical touch. Top 10 Edible Flowers List 1. Hibiscus: Hibiscus petals can be both tart and sweet with a cranberry-like flavor.  Their ruby red color and bright flavor make them a popular addition in tea and cocktails (like the h