This week’s obscure English word is anthophagy. It means the act of feeding on flowers.
It’s meant to refer to the various animals that chow down that way, but there are plenty of flowers humans can eat, and this immediately gives me an idea for a recipe book: 101 Recipes for the Enthusiastic Anthrophagist. It’ll include such gems as deep-fried hollyhock rissoles with chocolate, marigold souffle au gratin, nasturtium gravlax en crout, and of course the perennial favourite, raw, uncooked borage served up by itself on a plate.
Your challenge: write a sentence or two in the comments using this word.
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