Flowers of Calendula officinalis will brighten your day, no matter how gray. These come from a small patch growing next to my garlic. You will soon see a photo showing their bright orange color. I like how taking the brilliant hue off higlights the delicate texture of the petals.
In my "stained glass" maltagliati, I press nasturtium petals together with the dough. Above, I am about to knead calendula petals into the dough. What's the result? Stay tuned.
The photos are my contribution to edition #88 of Black and White Wednesday - A Culinary Photography Event created by Susan of The Well-Seasoned Cook, now organized by Cinzia of Cindystar, and hosted this week by Sreevalli of Ammaji Recipes.
The photos were shot in color and then converted to black and white (Lightroom prese B&W Look 1) the top one and to sepia (Lightroom preset Sepia Tone) the bottom one.
On this page, you can find out who is hosting the current and future editions of the event.