Cooking with Flowers.

Author:Sutherland, Matt
Position:Brief article - Book review

Miche Bacher (author); COOKING WITH FLOWERS; Quirk Books (Nonfiction: Cooking) 24.95 ISBN: 9781594746253

Byline: Matt Sutherland

Bees convert flower nectar into honey. Yeast converts honey into alcohol. Humans convert honey and alcohol into, well, perhaps we should reconsider our views on evolved species. Artichoke, broccoli, cauliflower, the haute Italian use of squash blossoms -- flowers are abundant in our diets, and when you consider the medicinal properties of chamomile, lavender, violets, and many other flowers, it's easier to comprehend how important flowers are to our well-being.

A few flips through the pages of Cooking with Flowers and suddenly it's apparent that numerous unsuspecting varieties of...

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