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Flowers & Flavours

All the information you'll ever need, from taste & aroma, to colour, allergens & seasonal availability.

There are over 40 varieties of edible flowers.

Here are some of the most popular ones that are featured

on our brownies, cakes & chocolate gifts. 

  • Borage

    Taste: Mild herbal cucumber flavour and aroma with a slightly chewy, succulent texture.

    Health Benefits: High in calcium, iron, potassium, zinc, B and C Vitamins, and beta carotene.

    Allergen: May Contain Celery/Mustard

    Seasonal Availability: March-October

  • Pansy

    Taste: Pansy flowers have a slightly sweet flavour similar to wintergreen with a light velvety texture.

    Health Benefits: Brilliant for treating skin, reducing blood pressure and easing cancer.

    Allergen: May Contain Celery/Mustard

    Seasonal Availability: Year Round

  • Viola

    Taste: Slightly sweet flavour similar to wintergreen with a velvety texture. The viola flowers are available in a variety of colours.

    Health Benefits: Often used as a natural remedy to treat headaches, body pain, coughs and colds.

    Allergen: May Contain Celery/Mustard

    Seasonal Availability: Year Round

  • Tagete

    Taste: Refreshing citrus flavours.

    Health Benefits: Can improve the skin, boost the immune system, ease pains and heal burns and rashes.

    Allergen: May Contain Celery/Mustard

    Seasonal Availability: Year Round

  • Tiny Tagete

    Taste: Mild herbal cucumber flavour and aroma with a slightly chewy, succulent texture.

    Health Benefits: Can improve the skin, boost the immune system, ease pains and heal burns and rashes.

    Allergen: May Contain Celery/Mustard

    Seasonal Availability: Year Round

  • Alyssum

    Taste: The leaves and flowers have a pungent flavour, that emit a honey-like fragrance.

    Health Benefits: Known to prevent several kidney diseases, also acting as a natural diuretic and helping to prevent an excessive retention of water in the body.

    Allergen: May Contain Celery/Mustard

    Seasonal Availability: Year Round

  • Butterfly Sorrel

    Taste: Mild lemon flavour with tart undertones.

    Health Benefits: Source of vitamins A, C and K, iron and magnesium.

    Allergen: May Contain Celery/Mustard

    Seasonal Availability: April-November

  • Calendula

    Taste: Mild and sweet aroma with a warm spice background.

    Health Benefits: High in vitamins A and C. They also act as an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic.

    Allergen: May Contain Celery/Mustard

    Seasonal Availability: April-November

  • Cornflowers

    Taste: Mild aroma of pepper and a flavour that has a hint of sweet spice.

    Health Benefits: High in antioxidants and effective in detoxifying the liver. They are also thought to be good for digestion and to stimulate the appetite when taken as a tea.

    Allergen: May Contain Celery/Mustard

    Seasonal Availability: Year Round

  • Lavender

    Taste: Mild aroma of pepper and a flavour that has a hint of sweet spice.

    Health Benefits: High in antioxidants and effective in detoxifying the liver. They are also thought to be good for digestion and to stimulate the appetite when taken as a tea.

    Allergen: May Contain Celery/Mustard

    Seasonal Availability: Year Round

  • Fennel

    Taste: A mild anise flavour with a warm, aromatic scent.

    Health Benefits: Fennel flowers contain high levels of potassium, sodium, vitamin A, C, B6, iron, calcium and magnesium. They are also known to improve bone health, blood pressure, heart health and digestion.

    Allergen: May Contain Celery/Mustard

    Seasonal Availability: Year Round

  • Geranium

    Taste: A clear rose scent with undertones of lilac, citrus and lemongrass.

    Health Benefits: Geranium flowers have antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. As such, they have been used to treat skin conditions and ease sore throats.

    Allergen: May Contain Celery/Mustard

    Seasonal Availability: Year Round

  • Paradise

    Taste: Lettuce flavour with a slight sweetness. The petals impart a mild citrus flavour famously used in hibiscus tea.

    Health Benefits: Help to improve muscular weakness, nervous disorders, headaches and heart diseases.

    Allergen: May Contain Celery/Mustard

    Seasonal Availability: Year Round

  • Pentas Star

    Taste: Star flowers have a delicious flavour, which is initially earthy but then becomes sweet and flavoursome.

    Health Benefits: Star flowers are said to be an effective anti-inflammatory. Also believed to help in easing joint and muscle pain.

    Allergen: May Contain Celery/Mustard

    Seasonal Availability: June-August

  • Sweet Cicely Leaf 

    Taste: Sweet Cicely is an herb that has a vague anise-like aroma and mildly sweet anise taste.

    Health Benefits: Sweet Cicely Leaves are great for treating coughs, lowering blood pressure and improving a sore throat. This is because they possess a range of vitamins and minerals, including Vitamins A and C.

    Allergen: May Contain Celery/Mustard

    Seasonal Availability: May-September

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