Monday 30 May 2011

Birthday Bloom!

May is the time when the flowers bloom in the UK and also the time that I receive them at their best, as it is my birthday. Yesterday I got from Dean and Nina the most beautiful bouquets. They give the house a picture perfect beauty. Flowers were also featured in our salad as we bought some chive flowers in the farmer's market in the morning. Since it is my birthday weekend and it is a Bank Holiday today, I will leave you with the pictures of the flowers and will come back tomorrow with a new post and a new recipe.

Chive flowers and green leaf salad

Chive Blossoms (Allium schoenoprasum) : It has a light onion flavor. It contains vitamin A, B1, B3 and B6, Folate, vitamin C, Iron, vitamin K, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. They can help lower blood pressure. Chives possess many of the same positive effects as garlic

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