Nasturtium recipes

Edible flowers are great for adding colour and peppery flavour to dishes. The nasturtium is an annual flowering plant whose edible leaves and orange, red and yellow petals have a flavour that is similar to watercress. The flower buds and seeds, picked when soft and pickled in vinegar, can be used as a substitute for capers.

Buyer's guide

You’re most likely to find nasturtiums at specialist food shops or farmers’ markets.


Sprinkle them in salads or use as a garnish for any savoury to dish to add colour and bite.

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