While browsing information about Thailand and flowers, I came across this interesting story on the ThingsAsian website describing a restaurant in Nakhon Pathom which serves dishes made with flowers. The restaurant makes sure that the flowers are grown chemical free so that the dishes are safe to eat. Their signature dish is flower tempura served with sweet chili sauce. They also have an orchid salad served with a sugar and vinegar dressing.
I think that this restaurant is experimenting with a unique ingredient. It’s an interesting idea to eat flowers but most of us would not even consider them as a food. However, I wouldn’t advise eating any flower that you could buy in a typical market since they are most likely loaded with pesticides and chemical fertilizers.
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