Posts tagged Shakespeare

April 23, 2009

 

a portrait of William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare’s Plays And Plants

William Shakespeare was inspired by plants and flowers when writing his famous plays. His writing is filled with botanical metaphors.

May 24, 2007

 

thyme garnish on chicken and pasta

Thyme

Thyme is an herb of the mint family well known for its culinary uses. However, there are about 350 other species of thyme, each uniquely beautiful.

December 9, 2005

 

red rose

Our National Flower

In 1986 the rose became the national flower of the United States.

November 10, 2005

 

cooking with flowers

Flowers for Chefs

Some cooks with flair use flowers to garnish and to flavor dishes.

March 25, 2005

 

pansies pressed in a cookbook

Pansies

Pansies are usually the first annuals that gardeners in regions with severe winters plant in the spring.

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