Perhaps the most dramatic way to dress a dish, rose petals are more than just a pretty edible flower. Whether you are using rose water or fresh petals - the trick is using just the right amount so you don't overpower the rest of the ingredients. You'll find the recipes below are excellent guides for cooking with roses. Try them and let us know what you think in the comments below.
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