With its summery aroma and Provençal connotations, lavender makes the perfect addition to seasonal recipes, from French-style savoury tarts to decadent cakes and pastries.
Working particularly well with other Mediterranean flavours, from lemons to honey, this sweetly scented herb won’t fail to add an exotic twist to your dishes. Just remember to use it sparingly, as a little will go a long way, while you shouldn’t underestimate the pretty appeal of a few sprigs on your finished creation – perfect for impressing your guests with a hint of rustic chic.
From lavender-infused ice cream to summer cocktails, here are 23 ways to use it.
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