[Sca-cooks] Edible Violet Water?

Susan Lin susanrlin at gmail.com
Wed Aug 26 13:53:09 PDT 2009

Violets themselves are edible (at least some varieties) so I do not know why
violet water (violets steeped in water) would not be likewise edible.

I took a quick search and found this totally modern website:
and they have a recipe for "violet tea"



On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 2:35 PM, <lilinah at earthlink.net> wrote:

> On another SCA cooking list, someone mentioned having rose water, orange
> blossom water, and violet water in their kitchen.
> Now, i have the first two. I also have kewra (pandan flower), a Southeast
> Asian flavoring. And i have jasmine syrup and elderflower syrup.
> But i have not been able to find edible violet water. I have found violet
> water as eau de toilette - NOT edible. And i have found edible violet syrup
> on the internet.
> I know some people here are on both lists, but many aren't. So i'm hoping
> someone on this list may have seen some and can refer me to a brand and
> perhaps a shop.
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