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How to make Edible Flower Ice Cubes

Making perfect flower ice cubes. Strangely making perfectly clear floral ice cubes is actually not as easy as it sounds but hopefully these tips will help a wee bit. And if any of you know any more then please do share… Firstly …

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Organic rose petals from https://maddocksfarmorganics.co.uk

Rose Petal Chocolate Brownies

It worries me for a couple of reasons when we approach Valentine’s Day and I see food scattered with beautiful red rose petals. Whilst I am not a Cupid killjoy, I am concerned about the provenance of these rosy garnishes. According to recent …

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Fennel, Pancetta and Parmesan Muffins.

This recipe is directly taken, with permission, from Frances Bissell’s new book The Floral Baker which is for sale on our website here. The perfect present for a gardener or baker  or gardening baker! By way of a review I …

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Lavender and honey icecream. Buy fresh lavender from https://maddocksfarmorganics.co.uk

Lavender Honey Ice Cream

I know, I know….. it’s nearly December and the wrong time of year for ice cream but as I perused the garden yesterday there were still a couple of dozen lavender heads resiliently hanging on and I thought that this would …

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Floral Sugar

Floral sugar is one of the key ingredients in many edible flower recipes. The sugar absorbs the flavour and fragrance of the flowers and allows you to both extend the season and enjoy wonderful flowery summer flavours year round, plus it also …

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Dahlia Tarté Tartin

Dahlia & Fig Tarté Tartin Back in the day, when I was just a wee slip of a girl & between what my dad would describe as ‘proper’ jobs I worked for few months cooking in a small bistro behind …

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Pimms Jelly

I realised that despite having made this jelly for years – and having Chris’ lovely pictures on my website – that I’d never popped up the recipe on the blog so here it is. Chris Archambault and I first developed …

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Nasturtium Cordial

  Nasturtium cordial is a stunning and refreshing summer drink when diluted with sparkling water and can also be used as a syrup for flavouring cocktails etc. 200grms of organic caster sugar 225ml of water 50 nasturtium flowers large sprig …

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Petal and Prosecco Jelly.

Edible Petal and Proscecco Jelly This recipe can be adapted a million different ways using a host of different edible flowers. You can use Pimms or Champagne, white wine or whatever your favourite tipple is.  I’ve made a Gin & Tonic Jelly …

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Primrose curd. Edible flower recipe from https://maddocksfarmorganics.co.uk/category/latest-blog/

Primrose curd.

I’m the first one to admit that I am first and foremost a gardener and what happens in the kitchen can be a little random and unpredictable to say the least. Therefore, where possible, I rely on those far more …

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Maddocks Farm Organics Edible Flowers on a cake from The Organic Wedding Cake Company

Maddocks Farm Organics edible flowers on Let’s Do Lunch

Our organic edible flowers star on Let’s do Lunch with Gino and Mel. We were approached by Celeste from The Organic Wedding Cake Company to supply her with some lovely organic edible flowers to decorate her naked wedding cake. Her …

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Carrot, Calendula and Coconut Cake

Guest Blog by Margie Broadhead, chef and caterer to some very lucky London folk! This cake is a real show stopper. I am completely obsessed with the gorgeous flowers that Jan Billington from Maddocks Farm Organics grows. She’s unbelievably talented and …

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