Tag: lavender flowers

  • Lavender Fairy Dust

    Makes 1 cup Ingredients 1 cup powdered sugar, white 2 tablespoons dried lavender flowers Directions Rub dry lavender flowers between your fingers creating a powder, mix with powdered sugar and voila!

  • Lavender Peach Doughnuts Bites Tossed with Lavender Fairy Dust

    Makes 30 bites Ingredients 2 cups all purpose white flour ¼ cup almond flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons fresh lavender, chopped fine 2 teaspoons sea salt ½ cup whole milk, room temperature ¼ cup plain white Greek yogurt ¼ cup fresh peach puree 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 […]

  • Lavender Orange Herbal Iced Tea With Orange Twists

    Makes 1 large pitcher Ingredients ¼ cup fresh lavender flowers 1 tablespoon orange zest ½ cup orange juice 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 cup turbinado sugar or raw unprocessed sugar 1 cup water 2 earl grey tea bags Ice Water Orange Twists for garnish Directions In a medium saucepan combine the flowers, sugar, orange zest, […]

  • Lavender Peach Soda

    Makes 1 pitcher Ingredients ¼ cup fresh lavender flowers 2 ripe peaches, chopped 1 cup turbinado sugar or raw unprocessed sugar 1 cup water Ice Water Directions In a medium saucepan combine the flowers, peaches, sugar and water and bring to boil. Reduce heat, and let simmer for about 5 minutes. Take off heat and […]

  • Peach Honey & Lavender Champagne

    Serves 4-5 Ingredients 1 teaspoon fresh lavender flowers ½ cup wildflower honey Peach syrup Lavender wands Cold sparkling wine Directions In a small sauce pan combine the lavender flowers with the honey and heat on low. Let infuse warmly for about 10 minutes. Let stand for another 10 minutes and then scoop out the flowers […]

  • Lavender Lemonade

    Makes ½ Gallon Ingredients 1 cup lavender lemon sugar syrup, recipe below (see note*) 1 cup lemon juice (10 to 12 big juicy lemons) 1 tablespoon fresh lavender flowers 5 cups water 2 cups sparkling water Directions In a one gallon pitcher combine lavender lemon sugar syrup, lemon juice, lavender flowers, water, and sparkling water, […]

  • Lavender Buttermilk Fried Chicken

    Serves 4-6 Ingredients For the brine 1 tablespoon lemon zest 2 lemons sliced Juice of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons lavender leaves and flowers ½ cup honey 1 tablespoon black peppercorns, cracked 1 tablespoon fennel seeds 1 tablespoon of the following herbs, chopped fine: thyme, rosemary, savory, marjoram 1 cup salt 2 gallon hot water (no […]

  • Honey & Lavender Champagne

    Serves 4-5 Ingredients 1 teaspoon fresh lavender flowers ½ cup wildflower honey Lavender wands Champagne, Prosecco or Cava, cold Directions In a small sauce pan combine the lavender flowers with the honey and heat on low. Let infuse warmly for about 10 minutes. Let stand for another 10 minutes and then scoop out the flowers […]

  • Lavender Lemon Sugar Syrup

    Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 2 tablespoons lemon zest ½ cup fresh lavender flowers or 2 tablespoons dried Directions In a medium saucepan, over medium-low heat, add sugar, water, lemon zest and lavender flowers warm through until sugar is dissolved. Take syrup off heat and let cool until ready to use. *Note: If […]

  • Lavender Buttermilk Fried Chicken

    Serves 4-6 Ingredients For the brine 1 tablespoon lemon zest 2 lemons sliced Juice of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons lavender leaves and flowers ½ cup honey 1 tablespoon black peppercorns, cracked 1 tablespoon fennel seeds 1 tablespoon of the following herbs, chopped fine; thyme, rosemary, savory, marjoram 1  cup salt 2 gallons hot water (no […]

  • Honey & Lavender Champagne

    Serves 4-5 Ingredients 1 teaspoon fresh lavender flowers ½ cup wildflower honey Lavender wands Cold sparkling wine Directions In a small sauce pan combine the lavender flowers with the honey and heat on low.  Let infuse warmly for about 10 minutes.  Let stand for another 10 minutes and then scoop out the flowers and discard.  […]

  • Herbs de Provence

    One of the best dried herb mixes!  Wonderful on grilled meats and fish and breads. A fresh version is also a heavenly additive to your summer culinary repertoire. Ingredients 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh summer savory, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh marjoram, chopped […]

  • White Chocolate Lavender Peach Macaroons

    Makes 1 dozen macaroons Ingredients For the outer shells… 1 cup powdered sugar ¼ cup almonds, finely ground (grind in spice grinder or use almond flour) 3 egg whites (stored at room temperature for 6 hours prior) Pinch of salt ¼ cup sugar 2 tablespoons white cocoa powder 2 tablespoons crushed dried lavender flowers For […]

  • Winter Wind Down Lavender & Sage Bath

    Ingredients ¼ cup lavender flowers, fresh or dried ½ cup fresh sage leaves ½ cup whole oats ¼ cup powdered milk 2 tablespoons coarse sea salt ¼ cup almond oil Directions Prepare a piece of cheesecloth by cutting it into a 12 X 12 inch square and set aside. Crumble up all herbs, releasing the […]

  • Stress Relieving Herbal Bath

    Ingredients ½ cup fresh rosemary leaves ¼ cup lavender flowers, dried or fresh 1 cup Epsom salt 2 tablespoons olive oil Directions Prepare a piece of cheesecloth by cutting it into a 12 X 12 inch square and set aside. Crumble up all herbs, releasing the oils. Lay the cheese cloth out flat, and pile […]

  • Lavender-Honey Mustard

    Makes 2 cups mustard INGREDIENTS 1 cup Brasserie Dupont Bière de Miel biologique (Belgium) or any Belgium style honey beer ½ cup malt vinegar ¼ cup black mustard seeds ¼ cup dry mustard ¼ cup honey 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon lavender flowers DIRECTIONS In a medium bowl whisk together beer, […]

  • Bourbon Persimmon Lavender Glazed Ham

    Wine Pairing: Ch. De Trinquevedel Tavel Rosé 2009, France. This one is a tough pairing the the potent floral lavender and the spicy sweet persimmon next to the smoky and salty ham. This French rosé is perfect for all. It is bright and bold but with spicy undertones that lend well to the persimmons, and […]