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Podcast 31: Edible Flowers with Jan Billington

In this episode, I’m speaking to Jan Billington of Maddocks Farm Organics, a flower farm in Devon growing and selling organic edible flowers. We talk about the easiest and tastiest flowers you can grow, colour trends, some more unusual edible flowers and how you can use edible flowers for your own special event. The episode starts with Jan telling us about her farm and why she feels her business needs to give something back.

What We Discuss:

Where to source edible flowers and what to look out for
Using them in a variety of ways
Flowers you can grow yourself
Flowers for insects
Colour trends
Unusual flowers

Links

Maddocks Farm Organics – www.maddocksfarmorganics.co.uk

The Scented Kitchen: Cooking with Flowers by Frances Bissell

Botanical Baking : Contemporary baking and cake decorating with edible flowers and herbs by Juliet Sear

Jekka’s Herb Cookbook by Jekka McVicar

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