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Cornflower Edible Flowers (Bachelor’s Buttons)

Cornflower Edible Flowers (Bachelor’s Buttons)

Buy fresh Cornflower edible flowers from our farm in Norfolk. Let your ideas become your favourite creations and tag us in your images so we know you have stopped by.  

Taste: Cornflower edible flowers Latin name is Centaurea Cyanus and they possess a mild peppery clove aroma, with a mild sweet spice flavour.

Uses: Fresh Cornflowers have a variety of uses, thanks to their mild flavours and delicate petals. For culinary preparations, the edible flower petals can be pulled from the flower and used as confetti. This can be sprinkled atop salads, grazing platters, cakes and desserts. Bachelor's Buttons can also be used whole to garnish larger dishes and to toss through salads. Commonly, these vibrant and delicate flowers are used atop cakes. As well as using them whole, the petals can be easily pressed into buttercream cakes, or mixed through soft cheeses.

Health Benefits: Cornflower edible flowers are also known by the names Bachelor's Buttons, Blue Bottle and Hurt Sickle. They are high in antioxidants, as well as an anti-inflammatory. Nature and Garden note they have frequently been used in cosmetics as a natural remedy to fight dark circles. They are also thought to be good for digestion and stimulate the appetite when taken as a tea.

Colour
Mixed
Allergen
May Contain Celery/Mustard
Count
15
Country Of Origin
United Kingdom, South Africa
Seasonal Availability
Year Round
Shelf Life
5 Days
Storage
Keep Refrigerated

Cornflower Edible Flowers (Bachelor’s Buttons)

£5.95

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