How to Harvest Lavender Plants for Recipes and Crafts - Garden Therapy
How and when to harvest English lavender (lavandula angustifolia) plus how to use it in crafts, recipes, and natural beauty products.
Roasted Peaches And Lavender Ice Cream With Lemon Salt Shortbread Cookies
The first days of the Summer here in the South always bring back memories of my youth spent in Provence and Les Grandes Vacances (Summer ...
Silk Ribbon Embroidery
Silk Ribbon Embroidery, A blog started in 2009 from my love of Silk Ribbon Embroidery and to encourage beginners. Tutorials and Free Designs.
DIY: Lavender Soda - Gardenista
Lavender is a perfect plant. It's fragrant, it's beautiful, bees and hummingbirds love it, it's drought tolerant, and best of all, it's edible. Or, in this
Recipe: Lavender and black tea cake
Lavender and black tea cake - as made by EJ This lavender and black tea cake was primarily inspired by my need to use up store cupboard ingredients - I had some lavender sugar approaching its date and didn't want it to go to waste. Personally, I love lavender, but it is definitely one of the few marmites of the cake world - and if you're a little heavy handed with the lavender sugar, you do risk entering the parma violet zone of the flavour spectrum. It is indeed a flavouring which should…
Honey Flapjacks with The Modern Peasant - Adventures in City Food (Book Review)
Lavender Honey Flapjacks: The Modern Peasant – Adventures in City Food – (Book Review) The Modern Peasant – Adventures in City Food by JoJo Tulloh Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Chatto & Windus part of Vintage Publishing (30 May 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 0701186682 ISBN-13: 978-0701186685 RRP: £16:99 Few review books that have been sent to me have...
Recipe: Lavender Shortbread
Lavender shortbread biscuits (retro biscuit tin from Velvet) I love the smell of lavender, it's such a beautiful vintage scent and makes me think of gardens, grandmothers and flea markets. Which is probably why I had never considered eating it, until someone lovely gave me a pot of lavender sugar on my birthday. You cannot imagine how exciting this was to me! It immediately became precious while I spent a long time pondering what to do with it. After much deliberation I decided upon lavender…