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An herb, mostly grown for medicinal uses. It tastes mildly of cucumber, and is often used as in ravioli fillings, especially in Liguria. The pretty blue flowers turn up in salads, and flowers or leaves can be fried in batter as frittelle.

Herbs & Spices

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