Immerse blossoms in cool water to flush out any tiny insects, and dry thoroughly in a salad spinner. Add to field greens or use as a garnish for desserts.
Thousands of hybrid varieties of rose exist, but the most popular for culinary use are rose damascena and the apothecary rose.
Not available. Edible flowers have not been well-studied for their nutrient content.
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