Let your radishes keep growing until the stalk flowers and produces pods. Then snip the flowers and tender pods for an elegant garnish. The pods give a fresh green crunch, like Sugar Snap peas with attitude. With the purple edible flowers, the radish pods add a couture touch to even a humble bean dish.
Radishes produce some of the fastest and most fool-proof edible flowers to grow. Rat-tailed radishes are grown specifically for their pods, but these are from a common radish.
See how the pods and flowers make Cuban Black Beans on a baked sweet potato with sautéed asparagus look downright glamorous?