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Posts tagged 'edible flowers'

Meal Ideas to Impress your Guests

Meal Ideas to Impress your Guests

At Fine Food Specialist, we dedicate lots of time to writing and testing recipes so that you can be confident they will work when you need them most. In our dedicated recipe archive: Drogo’s Kitchen, there are recipes for every season, using some of our most popular ingredients, and some ingredients you’ve always wanted to try but weren’t quite sure what to do with. We have you covered! 

 

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The Best Micro Herb and Edible Flower Recipes

Always on the lookout for the best summer cocktails and summer desserts recipes or simply want to level up your plating skills? Edible flowers and micro herbs are the way to go! Not just a pretty thing to look at, these spring gems are so versatile and great for cooking with, tossing into salads, adorning dishes with, or turning into the main dish. These are our best edible flower and micro herb recipes for you to try! Scroll through and tap the picture for the recipe from Drogo’s Kitchen

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Edible Flowers and Micro-Herbs at Westlands

Edible Flowers and Micro-Herbs at Westlands

So, it was off to Westlands Flowers, our Stratford upon Avon based supplier of micro-herbs and edible flowers, to see, from start to finish, how much care goes into the  growth and harvesting of these wonderfully decorative and tasty garnishes.

We had no idea how amazing and complex the systems would be to successfully grow on a mass scale micro-herbs, edible flowers, leaves and cress. It was particularly impressive to see how much the business takes sustainability into consideration (some of their practises are explained in this post).

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Rich Chocolate Cake with Blackberry Buttercream

Rich Chocolate Cake with Blackberry Buttercream

We are celebrating our fifth birthday this week! That's right, Fine Food Specialist is turning five. And in honour of this wondrous event we bring to you our beautiful birthday cake. With three layers of moist and fluffy rich chocolate cake, two layers of blackberry jam and a generous coating of blackberry buttercream, this cake was designed to be the centrepiece at our celebration.

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