Don't Miss This Edible-Flower Extravaganza

Author Constance L. Kirker is hosting a lecture and flavorful food sampling at the Brandywine River Museum of Art on Thursday, June 28.


Do you consider yourself an adventurous eater? Then head to Brandywine River Museum of Art this Thursday, June 28, from 7–9 p.m. Author Constance L. Kirker will be hosting a lecture and food sampling inspired by her book, “Edible Flowers: A Global History,” which she co-authored with Mary Newman.​

The book provides a fascinating history of how flowers have been used in cooking around the world throughout time, from ancient customs to modern kitchens.

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Food prepared by Chef Kline in the museum’s Millstone Café will include Moroccan chicken, green salad, potato salad with herbes de Provence, deviled eggs, floral cheeses, lavender cookies, hibiscus chutney, and lemon-elderflower cake. Beverages will include herbal teas, waters and a taste of St.-Germain. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for non-members.

Ms. Kirker will have copies of her book available for purchase.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the event webpage.

More information:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman’s Mill Road, Chadds Ford, Pa.
610-388-2700 •

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