Lavender

Edible Flowers #7 – Lavender

What an enchanting herb, Lavender (Lavandula spp) is! Long associated with the English cottage garden, or picturesque purple lavender hills in the French countryside, Lavender is loved and grown all over the world today. Lavenders have long been used as a medicine for various ailments, and in the household to perfume and repel insects. Today, it is […]

Lavender shortbread

I’ve been making these melt-in-the-mouth delights since I first opened The Little Herb Cottage (my first herb business which featured a specialist herb shop and herb nursery). They have always been met with oohs and ahs, and once with a “yuck”, but Lavender is not everyone’s cup of tea! 😀 Ingredients 1 tsp fresh lavender leaves, chopped 1 […]