Reine-des-prés is a flower that is in the Rosaceae (rose) family and is used to flavor pastry products. As a flower, it has a floral aroma; it sounds redundant but there is no other way to describe its flavor. A classic crema catalana is a custard that is flavored with cinnamon, lemon, and orange. In this case, it will be flavored with reine-des-prés (see Resources).
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