Microgreen is the New Black

Written by Ron on. Posted in Micro herbs, Sugar flowers for wedding cakes, Varieties of edible flowers

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Included in the over 100 types of commonly known garden flowers known for consumption purposes, organic micro greens are small but mighty. Eaten and enjoyed for the past 20-30 years, these edible flowers are tasty additions to make your plate look wonderful.
This specialty produce is found most frequently in fine dining restaurants. Seeing how households with income of $100,000 or higher are responsible for 36% of the total spending on food away from home, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, an easy way to take a taste an organic micro green is to pop over to a restaurant near you. On average, the cost of eating out is $28.55, a little price to pay to experiment with your palate.
Children are colorful creatures, typically preferring six different food colors on their plate, compare to their mom or dad who only likes three. So, if your child is looking for a rainbow connection to his plate, why not add some organic micro greens and let his imagination run wild?
Do you want to know how to grow micro greens? It can be a lot harder than some people think; for example to optimize the best results, organic micro greens should be stored at 39.2 degrees Fahrenheit, or 4 degrees Celsius. Not many people want to constantly check their refrigeration temperatures, so do yourself a favor and let somebody else do the hard work and treat your self to a meal out.
Visits to fine dining establishments were up 3% in the past year, meaning that thousands, possible millions more Americans are dining out than the year before, so you can have comfort in the fact that you will not be alone in sampling the new culinary offers available to you. This upscale portion of the restaurant business makes approximately 10% of the total restaurant sales in the United States alone, so these edible flowers used for cake decorating, teas, plate garnishes, and salads are rising in popularity.
To get a good look at what a micro green is and how it can be incorporated into numerous different foods, make sure to check out the Flickr group, “I Ate This,” which includes more than 300,000 pictures of different variations of this edible plant, uploaded by 19,000 members. Will you be one of them next?

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