Category Archives: Cooking with lavender

19
Aug

Lavender Recipes

A member of the mint family and related to rosemary, sage, and thyme, it’s perhaps notsurprising that lavender has been used in cooking for thousands of years. Used by the Romans to flavour fish and Medieval monks to add a floral touch to sweet puddings, over the course of the last century, the use of lavender in cooking had become less

Published Date: 19th August 2018
Category: Cooking with lavender, General

03
Jan

Start Your New Year’s Detox With Lavender

The botanical name for lavender, ‘lavandula’, comes from the latin ‘lavare’, meaning ‘to wash’ as it was used in Roman Bath Houses to scent and purify the water. So with the oncoming New Year and the ubiquitous need for a detox after the somewhat over-indulgent festive period, maybe we should be taking guidance from our Roman

Published Date: 3rd January 2018
Category: Cooking with lavender, Dried lavender, Lavender Products

14
Dec

A Very Lavender Christmas To You

Lavender is often best associated with spring and summer, but the one of the many wonderful things about lavender is how well it dries, thus meaning that we can enjoy its wonders all year long. And what better time to enjoy lavender, than at Christmas! Have a look at some of the festive ideas below and add a little lavender to your Christmas

Published Date: 14th December 2017
Category: Cooking with lavender, Dried lavender, General

13
Dec

Lavender Christmas Pudding

Now, we’re not always ones for messing with tradition, but let’s face it there are certain things about Christmas that some people just don’t like. No I’m not talking about those people who just can’t be doing with the blatant over-commercialisation of Christmas and instead of giving you a present, give you a massive lecture about the

Published Date: 13th December 2017
Category: Cooking with lavender, Lavender Products

30
Nov

Lavender And White Chocolate Cheesecake

To the traditionalists amongst you there is absolutely no question as to what to finish your traditional Christmas dinner with, it just has to be a traditional dried fruit and spice filled steamed Christmas pudding. And as much as we on the Jersey Lavender Farm really do love this classic Christmas favourite, sometimes after a huge breakfast of

Published Date: 30th November 2017
Category: Cooking with lavender, General