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Butterfly Pea Flower


The pretty Butterfly Pea Flower, also known as "blue pea" or "Asian pigeonwings," are a striking small blue-purple flower that grows in Southeast Asia. These Butterfly Pea Flowers are dried to a light papery texture and have a mild vegetal flavor. The flowers are mainly used to color food and beverages, as the Butterfly Pea Flowers bright blue color can be easily extracted into a liquid when soaked. When the liquid is mixed with an acidic ingredient such as lime or lemon juice, it transforms into a beautiful shade of royal purple. Use Butterfly Pea Flower to color beverages or make a beautiful blue iced tea. Cook with rice to give it a striking blue color. Use with spices to create an herbal tea. All Natural, gluten-free, non-GMO.