French Traditional Violet (violette) Candies
The French have a culinary love affair with the violet. They use edible fresh flowers and candied violets (pictured here) to decorate salads, cakes, petit fours, and especially chocolates.
Product Description: Glass jar of violet candies. Weight: 5.3 oz (150 g)
Product Ingredients: Sugar, glucose syrup of wheat, citric acid, natural flavors. Contains: Wheat
Fun Fact: Candied violets were first made in Toulouse, France, in the 1860s. The Greek god Zeus was infatuated with a beautiful woman named Io. Her name means violet.