Tulips for Lunch

Tulips from Cottonbuds Florists Northampton
Tulips from Cottonbuds Florists Northampton

Tulips are a great favourite, and of course you can buy Tulips at Cottonbuds Florists, but you may not know that in the past, Tulips were valued more greatly than gold in The Netherlands, natal home of the Tulip. There was, in fact, a time during the second world war when a shortage of food meant that the Tulip bulb was regularly eaten by the Dutch people, using recipes published by the Netherlands Government. Apparently, Tulip bulbs can be used as a substitute for onions in recipes, though we’re happy just admiring the flower

This article provided by Cottonbuds Florists Northampton

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