From green to purple to hues of gold, snow peas add visual appeal to dishes while offering up fresh pea flavor and a crisp yet tender texture. Possibilities for the delectable snow pea are limited only by your imagination—with our creative chefs having endless supplies of innovation and artistry.
Sweet Alyssum is, as the name suggests, an edible flower with a sweet flavor and scent. It also comes with a touch of anise/peppery flavoring. When left to grow wild, it creates a wonderful carpet-like effect—which explains its secondary name: carpet flowers.
Chef Bryan Moscatello hadn’t expected to become part of the culinary world despite the fact that he grew up in an Italian household where his grandmother cooked delicious traditional dishes. Life, however, had different plans for him—and when Bryan moved in his twenties to Aspen, Colorado to snowboard, he met plenty of amazing chefs who built upon the cooking knowledge he’d gained in Grandma’s kitchen.
Farmer Lee Jones loves how vegetable blooms add flavor, texture, and visual appeal—while also weaving in sustainability as plants are used throughout their phases of growth. “When chefs celebrate and use the whole plant in unique, surprising, and entertaining ways, this supports sustainability of land, people, and the environment,” Farmer Lee says. “They accomplish this by understanding and bringing out the nuances of flavor and notes of intensity, including with vegetable blooms.”