I noticed that a regular on My Pie Monday articles on Seriouseats.com with the screen name Amusebouche1 uses flowers on almost every one of her pies. Is there actual flavor that can be had on pies from the flowers? it seems a little silly to me, and follow that line that appearance trump flavor.
I guess you can tell that I am not a fan of additions to food unless they serve as a flavor enhancer. I feel you can make something look good without extraneous additions, and I agree that the way food appears to the eye is half the battle. Maybe I am completely wrong with the addition of flowers, but at this point don't think so.
BTW, if Amusebouche1 is a member here I am not trying to cut down on her style of baking, I'm just trying to understand the thought process and reasoning behind the flowers. If it truly is just about looks, but it suits her style of cooking I'm all for it. We all have different lines of thinking and that's what makes this forum such a great place to learn and experience new things.