Food & Entertaining - Garden to Table

Edible flower recipes

By
Kathleen Sloan-McIntosh and Forest Glen Herb Farm

Delectable recipes using flowers from your garden

Cynthia's Stuffed Nasturtium Flowers
Makes 6 to 8 appetizer servings

1 8 oz. (230 g) package cream cheese, softened
2 tbsp. (30 mL) unflavoured yogurt
1/4 to 1/2 cup (60 to 125 mL) mixed chopped fresh herbs, such as chives, parsley, dill and chervil
18 to 24 unsprayed nasturtium flowers

1. In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients well except for nasturtium flowers; chill for 2 to 3 hours.
2. Fill each nasturtium bloom with 1/2 to 1 tsp. (2 to 5 mL) of cheese mixture and arrange on a platter; serve immediately.

-Recipe courtesy of Forest Glen Herb Farm, 8333 Glendale Dr., R.R. 5, Lambton Shores, Ont. N0N 1J0; 519/899-4372, www.forestglenherbfarm.com

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