27 Apr '11, 8pm

5 garden-to-table recipes | MNN - Mother Nature Network: Flowering plants and fragrant herbs can be the basis fo...

5 garden-to-table recipes | MNN - Mother Nature Network: Flowering plants and fragrant herbs can be the basis fo...

With the arrival of spring, what was once patchy greenery is now coming to life, vibrant with new growth, turning fallow ground into a promising edible landscape, buzzing with life. Before venturing to the market for all your groceries, consider planting a garden. What could be more local than picking edible greens sourced from your own yard, or more romantic than giving an edible bouquet to your sweetheart, or a better way to teach kids the rewards of a homegrown meal? Flowering plants and fragrant herbs can be the basis for many memorable dinners or add a beautiful flourish to the table. Here are five classic dishes to inspire you. (Text: Enrique Gili)

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