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Borage; Culinary uses
The prickly-looking leaves actually taste cool, and are good cut up in salads, or added to cream cheese. The flowers are also good in salads; crystalised for cake decoration; and as a traditional ingredient floated on top of a glass of Pimms No 1. See 'Borage'; 'Borage, Medical uses'
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