Gourmet Garnishes

Episode: #5
Airdate: 31st May 2020
Presenter: Trevor Cochrane
Story Title: Gourmet Garnishes

Swan Valley Nursery produces a range of edible flowers that make great garnishes.

  • Swan Valley Nursery are edible plant specialist, and their goal is to make your food tastier and more nutritious.
  • Their Gourmet Garnishes range is fantastic – adding flowers to your meals can be incredibly good for you. Calendula flowers, or nasturtiums, have unique peppery/sweet flavour combination.
  • You can plant a combination of flowering plants in a terracotta bowl. If you’re looking for suggestions you could try heartsease, viola, lemon bergamont, calendula and rocket.
  • Planting is simple – get them all in, fill the pockets without soil with potting mix and give it a water.
  • Flowers will start emerging within a week. You can pick them and throw them into dishes – they garnish beautifully and taste great as well.