Recipes

1 02, 2018

Mushroom Soup with Roasted Lavender

By | 2018-02-04T17:03:06+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Recipes|

Roasted lavender buds are my go-to for savory winter dishes. Roasting lavender buds is a real game changer, introducing a unique and kind of nutty taste to savory dishes. Click on the link and then scroll down to see how to roast lavender buds. It's so easy. Mushroom soup with roasted lavender buds. [...]

28 12, 2016

How to Make Lavender Hot Chocolate

By | 2018-02-04T17:03:07+00:00 December 28th, 2016|Recipes|

I love hot chocolate in the winter. Perhaps because I drink it so much at this time of year, I also like to change it up a bit. Sometimes I add a pinch of cayenne to my hot chocolate to give it a gentle heat. Lavender always pairs really nicely with chocolate, too, with it's [...]

11 09, 2016

Heirloom Blue Potatoes with Roasted Lavender

By | 2018-02-04T17:03:07+00:00 September 11th, 2016|Recipes|

Ever since I discovered the inimitable aroma and taste of roasted lavender buds, I have been finding more and more ways to enjoy them. Tonight I prepared a pot of Heritage Blue Potatoes, cutting them into quarters and boiling them in a little salted water. I was going to run out to the garden and [...]

21 02, 2016

Butternut Squash Soup with Roasted Lavender Buds

By | 2018-02-04T17:03:09+00:00 February 21st, 2016|Recipes|

I learned about roasting lavender buds recently from the cookbook "Discover Cooking with Lavender". I now have a jar packed with fragrant, earthy buds that I roasted last week. For the instructions for roasting, see Culinary Lavender Primer. While roasting my lavender buds, the house was redolent with the most divine scent. I was eager [...]

19 02, 2016

Lavender Scones (Gluten Free)

By | 2018-02-04T17:03:09+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Recipes|

I found a recipe for "Best Ever Gluten Free Scones" and I can testify to the truth of the title. This is my go-to recipe for glutin free scones.  I have, however, made a few critical alterations. In case you're not an experienced baker, I've included photos to help make your experience foolproof. Ingredients [...]