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Sunflower Bud

These are the sunflowers before they fully bloom into a flower. The taste is similar to an Artichoke and can be prepped in the same way. Remove the bitter green part underneath and blanch, sauté, steam, stir-fry or deep-fry.

Alternative Names

Sunflower Blooms, Sunflower Blossom

Categories

Edible Flower, Flower Vegetable, Foraged Vegetable

Origin

North America

Flavor

Astringent, Bitter-Slightly, Floral, Grassy

Texture

Tender

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Dredge/Bread

Cooking Method

Fry/Deep-fry, Sauté, Steam

Uses

see categorized dishes

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