A quick dip in an ice water bath after boiling keeps the green vegetables crispy and bright.
For the Honey-Lemon Vinaigrette:
In a small sauce pan, add the honey, lemon juice, lemon zest and vinegar. Bring the mixture to a boil and then remove from the heat. All to cool slightly before placing in a blender. On medium speed, blend the mixture while slowly drizzling in the oil until the mixture is completely emulsified.
For the Spring Vegetable Salad:
In a large pot, heat 3 quarts water and 1 tablespoon salt over high heat. Once boiling, blanch the English peas, sugar snap peas, snow peas and asparagus tip for 30 seconds and immediately transfer them to a large bowl filled with ice water. Drain the vegetables and dry on them paper towels.
In a large bowl, add the blanched green vegetable mixture, tomatoes, radishes, shallots, chives, 1/4 cup of the Honey-Lemon Vinaigrette, salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Optional: garnish with the edible flowers.