Preserved Violets ~1890

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Recipe for Preserved, Candied Violets.

Violets are coming into bloom – or will be shortly – here in the northern hemisphere. Has anyone ever had preserved violets? I’ve done something similar with sugared rose petals. I don’t have access to violets, but this was such a unique recipe I had to post it.

Recipe for Preserved Violets

Source: Fisherman and Farmer, 1890.

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