Posted by: Cooking Thyme | April 19, 2013

List of Edible Flowers

Edible flowers are considered non toxic flowers that we can eat safely – of course after washing- They may be preserved using techniques such as drying, freezing or steeping in oil and mostly used in drinks, jelly, salads, soups, syrups eve…n oils and great for decorations. Flower-flavoured oils and vinegars are made by steeping edible flower petals in these liquids.

Edible Flowers2

The most common are:-

• Chamomile
• Daisy
• Dandelion
• Roses
• Daylily
• Elderflower
• Hibiscus
• Lavender
• Sunflower
• Honeysuckle
• Jasmine
• Lilac
• Citrus blossoms
• Zucchini blossoms

You can even use the flower buds of the following: Artichoke, Broccoli, Cauliflower and Capers. Obviously there are more, however I just listed the most common and accessible.


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