A Feast of Flowers Author:Francesca Tillona and Cynthia Strowbridge In this book are old-time uses of flowers in medicines & cosmetics and historic recipes made practical in a COOKBOOK for today. — This is not a scissors-and-paste assemblage of quaint but useless recipes, however. Instead, the authors combed old books and records, from a variety of sources and from several centuries, noting the promising recipes... more », adjusting the quantities and procedures to modern needs and usages, thus making the ancient recipes practical as well as conversation pieces. Most are surprisingly simple to concoct and will bestow an aura of pleasure to the meal.
Also offered are quaint remedies for various maladies, as well as cosmetic and beauty aids in which flowers are important ingredients.« less