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Edible Blossom Tea Sandwiches

by dig the dirt editor

Open-faced finger sandwiches that offer a handsome smorgasbord of colors and flavors. Decorate each sandwich with several savory edible flower petals and herb blossoms and serve. Expect to be applauded for your artistry!

 


EDIBLE BLOSSOM TEA SANDWICHES

from: Renee's Garden

 

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Prep Time: 5 mins

Done in: 10 mins

 

1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded, and finely chopped
8 ounces cream cheese ("light" style okay) at room temperature
3/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup finely chopped chives or scallions
thinly sliced cracked wheat or white bread, crusts removed
lots of edible blossoms: nasturtium blossoms, chive blossoms, borage flowers, calendula petals, pea or bean flowers, herb blossoms, rinsed and patted dry. 


STEP 1:

  • Squeeze chopped cucumber in a kitchen towel to remove as much moisture as possible; set aside.

STEP 2:

  • Blend together the cream cheese, seasonings, and chives or scallion.
  • Add cucumber and combine well but do not overmix.

STEP 3:

  • Spread on bread and cut into finger-sized open sandwiches.

To serve: Decorate the tops of the sandwiches with petals of various edible flowers, combining colors and shapes to suit your palate and your fancy.

 

Tags

edible blossoms, recipes, tea sandwiches, Nasturtiums, garlic, CHIVE, broage, calendula, Herbs

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marcydiané commented on 06/01/12
Oh, this is too cute. My sister and I put on a tea party about every two years and we are due for one this year. What a fun addition this would be to the goodies!
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gardengirl commented on 04/22/10

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