Posts Tagged ‘cooking with lavender’

‘Herbes de Provence’ a la California

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

This ‘Herbes de Provence’ a la California mixture is especially versatile for a ‘California’ flavour to all your dishes, from soups to savory dishes. You can use it on fish, poultry and meats, with your vegetables, casseroles, stews….virtually any dish you wish to spice up reminiscent of a little California sun! (A delightful combination in [...]

Easy Lavender Drop Cookies

Friday, November 28th, 2008

During this busy season, so many of us find ourselves getting a little ‘stressed out’. With the relaxing properties of Lavender, these three recipes incorporating Lavender as a flavouring, have a soothing effect for us on two levels—being a very tasty comfort food, and the natural herbal soothing effect.
Not only is lavender effective at calming [...]

Versatile Lavender Cookies

Friday, November 28th, 2008

These cookies are so versatile because they lend well to using other flavourings from your garden such as lemon, orange, mint or cinnamon, yielding an equally delicious treat. For an added visual and taste appeal, you can use a lavender-flavoured icing drizzled over top, coloured with a little purple food colouring. (Homemade Herbal tea blends, [...]

Yummy Lavender Shortbread

Friday, November 28th, 2008

There are so many wonderful and traditional shortbread cookies out there. I was always trying to find one special recipe that worked everytime for years…………..then I tasted these melt-in-your-mouth cookies my son’s best friend’s mother had made for him. Had to have the recipe!!!! Now, for the last 15 years, this recipe has never [...]