5 Floral Food Finds

A bunch of delicious ways to bring the garden into your pantry.


Tamworth Garden Flora Gin


The innovative New Hampshire distillers behind Tamworth have preserved a summer's bounty of clover, verbena, elderflower, and other wildflowers inside this lovely bottle of gin. Savor the complex bouquet of flavors on ice with a splash of tonic or soda water.

To buy: $60 for 750ml, prospectwine.com.

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Oliver Pluff Hibiscus Petals Cold Brew


Perfect for summer sipping, this jewel hued tea from the Charleston-based tea blender, Oliver Pluff, is tart and refreshing and delicious over ice. Keep a pitcher on hand for teetotaling guests—or any time you need a cool break.

To buy: $20 for 3 oz, oliverpluff.com.

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Old Blue Clary Sage Honey


This lightly floral, slightly nutty honey, handmade by a husband-and-wife team in Wren, Oregon, is a knockout—and would be a surefire upgrade to any cheese platter or slice of morning toast. And when you finish it, you can try one of the company's dozens of other sustainably raised, small batch varietals.

To buy: $11 for 8 oz, oldbluenaturalresources.com.

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ILA Sumac


This citrusy spice is made from the ground berries of the sumac bush, which is native to the Mediterranean. A staple in Middle Eastern cooking, it has a bright flavor that's great in spice rubs and marinades. It makes a perfect finishing touch for all sorts of summer foods, from grilled lamb chops to fresh tomato salad.

To buy: $15 for 0.8 oz, ila-shop.co.

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Malvi Raspberry & Hibiscus Marshmallow Cookies


Avert your eyes! These oversized pink cookies are so alluring, it borders on the obscene. Sandwiched between two intense, dark chocolate wafers, the light marshmallow filling takes its delightful color and deep berry flavor from a tart combo of hibiscus and raspberries.

To buy: $8.25 for 4 cookies, mouth.com.

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