Broccoli & Green Pea Gratin

The floral language of broccoli is small happiness.

We eat a flowerhead of broccoli as a vegetable.  Japanese name is “Mehana-Yasai (芽花野菜)” literally “bud flower vegetable”.

Broccoli
This broccoli is going to bloom soon, because the yellow petals can be seen through green blossom buds.
Broccoli
The floral language is “small happiness”.
Broccoli
Broccoli
Broccoli and green peas with cheddar cheese.  It’s a gratin recipe for spring.
Broccoli & Green Pea Gratin

・Mehana-Yasai
is a Japanese name of broccoli, although commonly it is called “broccoli”.  芽花野菜(めはなやさい) literally “bud flower vegetable”