Lavender Panna Cotta

Spring may not have quite sprung, but here on the lovely island of Jersey there are a few tentative signs that winter is beginning to recede; the first green shoots are beginning to break through the not-quite-so-frozen ground and the days are definitely starting to get longer (even if not that much warmer!). So to… Read more »

Winter Warmer: Lavender And Beef Stew

Well the nights are drawing in, the annual ‘is it too early to put the central heating on?’ debate looms and this year’s lavender harvest has been completed. Also let’s not forget, it’s now the month before Christmas! So what do we need to herald this time of year? A spot more lavender inspired culinary… Read more »

Lavender Infused Honey

Lavender is beginning to enjoy a long overdue resurgence of popularity in today’s kitchens, and so we thought that you might like to have a think about some of the many ways that you can use lavender in your cooking. To many people when thinking about using lavender as an ingredient, they will think of… Read more »

Cooking With Lavender

If you could take a peek into a medieval kitchen, amongst the other herbs and spices that were on offer there would be nearly always be an abundance of lavender. It’s said that Queen Elizabeth 1st insisted that a jar of lavender conserve was served with every meal and that she was a devotee of… Read more »

Lavender For Mother’s Day

Lavender is the ultimate feminine scent, so why not spoil your mum this Mother’s Day with 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… Read more »