The bean flower is medium size and bicolor (black and white). This edible flower contains the flavour of the bean plant but at a lower intensity. It is easy to add it in any recipe, because it combines very well with meats, fish, salads ….
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The flower of bean or Vicia faba belongs to the family Fabaceae. This edible flower is born from the same bean plant that is native from Asia. The size of this flower is approximately 4 cm. The bean flower is white with dark tones in the center. The flavour of this edible flower is the same as the flavour of the bean, only with a lower intensity.
In cooking this edible flower is very versatile because it combines very well with different ingredients, such as: meats (red and white), seafood, vegetables and even fruits. The way of cooking is the chef’s choice. In Innoflower we propose you a pea cream and as a decorative element, a bean flower.
The medicinal properties of this edible flower are mainly diuretic and depurative. It is recommended to consume this edible flower to people with Parkinson’s, since they are rich in amino acids Levodopa (L-DOPA), precursor of dopamine, a neurotransmitter involved in the treatment of the disease.
From Innoflower we encourage you to take a look in our blog, where you will not only find articles about the world of edible flowers, but you will also find simple recepies that you can make at home and surprise your guests.
Cooking with flowers is simple and fun. Dare to “flower-up” your recipes!