Dried Flowers - used for Tea or as Spice

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It is not so long ago that there wasn't made a difference between spices and dried flowers in the kitchen. They were both used to season food. Unfortunately we stopped the use flowers as a spice. Which is a great pity. Flowers can spice up your dishes in a total different way than spices do. We would like to bring back to you some flowers and awaken your imagination to cook with them again.

In distant countries, they still use dried flowers to spice up their dishes. Roses are known to produce rosewater and this is used extensively in Arabic, Indian, Iranian and French cooking. Rose water flavores for example the Gulabi Lassi (Indian yogurt drink) or the popular Turkish dessert called Güllac.

 
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Lavender flowers have been part of the French, Spanish and Italian cuisine for generations. Here the dried edible flowers are processed to spice mixtures. For example, lavender is part of the herbal blend herbs from the Provence.

For example, all dried edible flowers are good for flavoring your sugar. Put some sugar with your favorite flowers in a glass. Wait a week and then you can enjoy your personal sugar blend. Or you can grind the flowers with sugar that intensifies the taste.

Dried edible flowers are also suitable for the preparation of salt mixtures, we offer our fleur de sel with hibiscus flowers. This fits well  grilled fish dishes.

You can also flavor your salad oil or vinegar with flowers. For this, put some oil or vinegar with flowers in a clean container and place it in a warm place for about 2-4 weeks. After this time you have a delicious flower oil or flower vinegar.

Flowers are also suitable for making refreshing drinks, teas or even delicious ice cream varieties.