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02 Jun 10 Leslie J Stout (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
I have a question:Would anyone know if you can you get sick from eating Broccoli to late when it is about to flower,cheers Les
07 Jan 11 Lily Flax (Australia - temperate climate)
Yes you can eat the flowers and buds , the Chinese do! Taste lovely in salads and the flowers can be deep fried in batter
02 Jun 10 Liz (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi Les, I haven't heard of anyone getting sick, but the flavour is not so good when broccoli is about to flower. It is very strong and (to me) unpleasant.
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