The picture above is what happened when you failed your cooking. While that give you as minimum of 1 HP if consume, it also have 1 in 6 chances to make the consumer sick. Brian really completes the article with part 2 of Food for Savage Flower Kingdom.
note: I also like that he mentioned that Savage Flower Kingdom is a bright and colorful place with beautiful food, weird monsters, and where the two should meet: strange but magical gourmet creations. I seriously say this, that I had imagine Savage Flower Kingdom to be like that!