Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | July 29, 2013

Borage-To Eat?

IMG_7142-001  The 17th century English physician, Nicholas Culpeper,  in his 1814 edition of Culpeper’s Complete Herbal failed to describe borage as these are so well known in every garden that I hold it needless to describe them.  Borage is a known bee attractant in a garden but is edible.  Young borage leaves have a flavor that is typically described as similar to cucumber.

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