Taste: Fresh Calendula have a mild and sweet aroma with a warm spice background. The pressed flowers flavours are much more muted.
Uses: Use in sweet and savoury dishes to add colour and texture. Pick off the petals and use atop ice cream, sorbet and cakes. Or, leave the flowers whole and use to decorate buttercream cakes and bakes.
Health Benefits: High in vitamins A and C. They also act as an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic.