Autumn Still Life: Figs stuffed with Blue Cheese and Lavender Honey Drizzle (Recipe)

Autumn Still Life: Figs stuffed with Blue Cheese and Lavender Honey Drizzle (Recipe)

Autumn Still Life: Figs stuffed with Blue Cheese and Lavender Honey Drizzle (Recipe) Although I have enjoyed the amazingly hot and sunny summer we have had in Europe this year, I do look forward to the cooler months, especially autumn, which is my favourite season. I’m not a huge fan of the darker mornings and… 

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Herbs on Saturday for June: Cooking with Herbs Challenge – Win a Pot of Culinary Lavender Grains

Herbs on Saturday for June: Cooking with Herbs Challenge - Win a Pot of Culinary Lavender Grains

Herbs on Saturday for June: – Cooking with Herbs Challenge – Win a Pot of Culinary Lavender Grains Welcome to a NEW Herbs on Saturday cooking challenge and a BIG thanks to Anneli from Delicieux who hosted last month’s MEGA challenge! You can see her round-up here: Epic Round Up: Herbs On Saturday Cooking Challenge for… 

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Giveaway: Win a Riverside Lifestyle Lavender Hamper of Tea, Chocolates and Jam

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Giveaway: Win a Riverside Lifestyle Lavender Hamper of Tea, Chocolates and Jam   You may remember I posted a review on some lovely Riverside Lifestyle produce recently here, A Lavender Breakfast in Bed for Mum on Mother’s Day with Riverside Lifestyle Farm Shop, well, the lovely people at Riverside Lifestyle have offered all Lavender and Lovage readers… 

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A Lavender Breakfast in Bed for Mum on Mother’s Day with Riverside Lifestyle Farm Shop

Riverside Lifestyle Farm Shop

A Lavender Breakfast in Bed for Mum on Mother’s Day with Riverside Lifestyle Farm Shop What to buy or do for your mum this Mother’s Day can sometimes prove to be a problem – after all there are only so many chocolates she can eat or flowers she can arrange,  nice though they may be! Enter… 

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A Hot Day,The Lavender Harvest and Barbecued Peaches with Honey and Lavender (5:2 Diet)

Barbecued Peaches with Honey and Lavender

A Hot Day,The Lavender Harvest and Barbecued Peaches with Honey and Lavender (5:2 Diet) Today was HOT, very hot, the mercury rose up the dizzy and breath stealing heights of 38C and there wasn’t a breath of air as the sun beat down on my wilting plants and herbs………the chickens were in shock and we… 

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Lavender and Lovage Sunday Patchwork Quilt of Photos and Recipes

Lavender and Lovage Sunday Patchwork Quilt of Recipes and Photos

Lavender and Lovage Sunday Patchwork Quilt of Photos and Recipes I have LOTS of new plans for my blog, and this is just one of them…….to give me a day off and to catch my breath, and to showcase all the recipes and photos that I have posted over the last week, I am starting my Sunday… 

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A Provence Summer Preserve ~ French Set Apricot and Lavender Jam (Confiture)

A Provence Summer Preserve ~ French Set Apricot and Lavender Jam (Confiture)

~ A Provence Summer Preserve ~ French Set Apricot and Lavender Jam (Confiture) Heady perfumed lavender fields, rolling hills of thyme and oregano, hot sun, dusty paths, aching backs and grape stained fingers, hawks sitting on hay bales, the distant throb of a tractor, diesel, warm hands and faces,  rich pate, crusty bread, herb scented rillettes, metallic… 

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Just in time for the BBQ ~ English Lavender Marinade for Beef, Lamb or Chicken

Grilled Chicken Breasts using the marinade

Just in time for the BBQ ~ English Lavender Marinade for Beef, Lamb or Chicken ~ Lavender is a traditional cottage garden plant. Its grey-green spikes of foliage and purple flowers provide colour all year. Since the Middle Ages, the dried flowers have been one of the main ingredients of potpourri. Fresh sprigs are included… 

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Herbs on Saturday June Round Up and the Winner is announced for the Book!

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Herbs on Saturday June Round Up and the Winner is announced for the Book! Here we are again for a wonderful round up of all the entries into Herbs on Saturday for June! There were TWENTY SIX tasty recipes shared for the challenge, and all of them were winners! However, there has to be a… 

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Vanilla, Strawberry & Rose Victoria Sponge Cake for Lavender and Lovage’s 1st Year Blog Birthday!

Vanilla, Strawberry & Rose Victoria Sponge Cake for a Big Birthday!

Vanilla, Strawberry & Rose Victoria Sponge Cake for Lavender and Lovage’s 1st Year Blog Birthday! Happy Birthday to me, Happy Birthday to me, Happy Birthday Lavender and Lovage, Happy Birthday to me! Yes, it’s hard to believe, but the 28th June 2012 is my FIRST year’s birthday as a Blog and a food Blogger……it was a year… 

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