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Violet Liqueur

I wonder if floral food could be the next big thing one day?

A little while ago I bought some edible flowers from Waitrose (reduced to 10p) but while they were pretty, I wasn’t really feeling it. Even for 10p.

No I’m thinking rose and violet – those two stalwart fondant chocolate flavours. And we mustn’t forget Turkish delight and Parma Violets.

A lot of people I know express revulsion when eating these, often saying “it tastes like perfume”. But is that such a bad thing?

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Mint Vodka

Two posts about home-flavoured vodkas in a row may cause you to worry about my alcohol intake, but there’s no need. I’m not actually very fond of alcohol, but it is fun to play with.

In years gone by I used to make sickly experimental vodkas by chopping up chocolate bars, pushing them into a vodka bottle, sealing the whole thing back up and putting it through a dishwasher cycle. They turned out surprisingly well, but you need a confident stomach to drink more than a shot or two.

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