Calendula flowers are edible. Light and filled with sunshine, they make everything pretty from brownies, pies, salads, sandwiches, appetizers, marinated dried tomatoes. I love turning folks on in cooking classes to using edible flowers as garnishes for vegetarian, vegan and gluten free meals. And they are easy to grow organic. Flowering again and again all through the summer and fall in New England, where I live, garden, host an organic B&B and teach private and group hands on cooking classes. I also like to add calendula petals to marinated dried tomatoes, and other Continue reading
CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Take the guilt out of fries and make some healthy ones! Leslie Cerier, “The Organic Gourmet, shares 2 delicious recipes: healthy sweet potato fries and Asian Cole Slaw on WWLP TV 9/19/13. Continue reading
Join Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet Chef, Author and Educator in her organic gardens. See and learn about edible Calendula Flowers. They are like eating a bite of sunshine.
Be sure to only eat organically grown Calendula Flowers, preferably grown away from the road or away from your driveway. Sometimes they are available at Farmers Markets and Natural Food Stores.
Have a great organic feast!