Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Artichoke Flowers

It's a shame to let artichokes go to flower - they taste so good before that stage! The store-bought artichokes just don't measure up to the home-grown variety either. Clare wanted to know what an artichoke flower looks like. Aren't they beautiful?


At 11:09 AM, Anonymous clare said...

Lovely, Susan. Thank you - a bit like a cornflower-cactus combo. So an artichoke is a sort of bud! It seems obvious now I come to think of it.

At 8:58 AM, Anonymous Sian said...

gorgeous. I love artichokes (to eat that is-- I didn't even realise they flowered!)


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