Even though it’s winter, I found myself drawn to this recipe. Maybe because it reminds me of sun, warmth, and my garden!
In this article, Dawn first explains how to grow lavender in your garden. She then shares different uses for lavender, including in cooking. Finally, she shares a wonderful recipe for Lavender Lemonade with Honey. She explains how to combine lavender blossoms, raw honey, fresh-squeezed lemon juice and other ingredients into thirst-quenching lemonade. This drink is excellent in any season.
English Lavender, especially the Munstead variety, is often recommended for culinary. It has a fragrant scent. However, a little goes a long way in any recipe. If you can’t or don’t want to grow lavender, you can purchase dried, culinary lavender. Dawn includes a link to a site where you can buy culinary lavender.
Whatever you do, don’t ever eat lavender purchased from a florist (or anywhere else), that may have been sprayed.
Click on the How to Make Lavender Lemonade link to see the complete article and recipe.