Monthly Archives: October 2013

25
Oct

Lavender In The Great British Bake Off!

Now, I don’t know about you, but here at the Jersey Lavender Farm we LOVE The Great British Bake Off! And after this week’s fabulous semi-final we were even happier to see lavender featured in Frances’ (Soap) Opera Cake. OK, … Continue reading

Published Date: 25th October 2013
Category: Cooking with lavender, General

18
Oct

Indulgent Winter Treatments

Although the thought of an extra hour in bed in the morning once the clocks go back is generally appealing, we know that, in fact, this time change signals the start of darker mornings and longer evenings – and, for … Continue reading

Published Date: 18th October 2013
Category: Dried lavender, General, Lavender Oil, Rosemary Oil

11
Oct

Lavender Beer

OK, so we all know about the plethora of incredibly yummy ways that there are to cookwith lavender (think lavender shortbread, lavender scones, lavender with lamb, the list goes on), but what about using a touch of our amazing culinary … Continue reading

Published Date: 11th October 2013
Category: General, Lavender Tips
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04
Oct

Linalool – Lavender’s Secret Ingredient

Yes, it may sound like some kind of exotic Hawaiian cocktail, but Linalool is actually the active chemical component found in lavender and around 200 other species of plants. Linalool is found mainly in the plant families of Lamiaceae (mints … Continue reading

Published Date: 4th October 2013
Category: General, Lavender plants