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. Allergens: 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.