Lavender is of course an ingredient in a good number of dishes in the Jersey Lavender cafe (known locally as Sprigs Cafe) and also various edible products sold in our farm shop and online.
It often surprises people that lavender can be used as a flavouring, but believe me it is delicious and there is every evidence that the use of
Lavender is the ultimate feminine scent, so why not spoil your mum this Mother’s Daywith a beautiful lavender scented gift?
Traditionally sprigs of lavender were given to women in labour, as squeezing the fragrant bundles was said to give them strength and courage during childbirth. To this effect the scent of lavender is deeply associated
Published Date: 22nd February 2013
Category: Cooking with lavender, Dried lavender, General
Tags: mothers day
It’s not everyday that I get a mention in a cook book – hardly surprising considering my cooking – but I was proud as punch at the launch of local Chef, Shaun Rankin’s first cookbook “Seasoned Islands“, because that’s exactly what happened. The lavender and I get a mention and the lavender is used as
I’m not sure what it is about this time of year but our dried lavender flower bud sales have gone bananas. Perhaps, as the nights get longer, people settle down to make fragrant lavender bags for a school fete, a Christmas bazaar, or just to give as presents. Whatever the reason they’ve found our dried lavender to be just the stuff
Published Date: 10th October 2010
Category: Dried lavender, General
Tags: Dried lavender, lavender flower buds