HoneyLove + Borage
Random fact of the day… did you know that borage refills with nectar every 2 minutes!!
“According to old wives’ tales, borage was sometimes smuggled into the drink of prospective husbands to give them the courage to propose marriage.” [via Mary Campbell, A Basket of Herbs]
“Bristly or hairy all over the stems and leaves…the flowers are complete, perfect with five narrow, triangular-pointed petals… Traditionally borage was cultivated for culinary and medicinal uses, although today commercial cultivation is mainly as an oilseed… [Borage] has a sweet honey-like taste and as one of the few truly blue-colored edible substances, is often used to decorate dessert.” [via Wikipedia]
Photo credit: HoneyLover John Fedorowicz