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Cornflower Petals Dried Edible Flowers

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Cornflower Petals Dried Blue Standard Jar 5g £1.85
Cornflower Petals Dried Blue 30g Bulk Bag £6.99 Out of stock
Cornflower Petals Dried Edible Flowers

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Steenbergs dried cornflower petals are a gorgeous and fantastic blue colour. Now what to use them for - well they can be used for craft uses including hand made paper, confetti and potpourri and as a colourful addition to a variety of home-made products from soap onwards.  Dried cornflower petals are a great finishing sprinkle to any cuisine, so use as a garnish in food - be it salads, rice etc wherever you feel the need for the exotic blue colour.


Conflower petals come from Centaurea cyanus, a small annual flowering plant, the cornflower.  Cornflowers are annuals that grow to 40-90cm (16-35 inches), have 1-4cm long lanceolate leaves and intensely blue flowerheads that are 1-3cm (1 inch) in diameter.  Weirdly the blue comes from protocyanin which also gives the red in rose blossom.  The flowerhead structure in cornflowers is a ring of large spreading ray florets around a central cluster of disc florets.  The flowers of cornflowers are edible and used to colour salads or add a ray of colour to teas, such as Steenbergs Imperial Earl Grey.  For more gen on cornflower, try Wikipedia.


There is a really gorgeous use of marigold petals at the Lovely Food Blog for a Blueberry tart With Cornflower and Marigold Petals. Anymore fab ideas would be gratefully received.


Steenbergs Dried Cornflower Petals are part of Steenbergs range of specialist ingredients, which includes culinary flowers for finishing your cooking and adding that touch of excellence to your kitchen creations.  For further information, call us on 01765 640 088 or email enquiries@steenbergs.co.uk.

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