Cooking with Lavender


| April/May 1999

  • Herbes de Provence can be varied to suit your taste.
    Recipe Photography by Joe Coca
  • Dramatic gray foliage ­ distinguishes L. dentata var. ­candicans.
  • Lavender-Wine Crunchies are perfect to serve with tea–­especially Lavender Herb Tea.
  • Herbes de Provence can be varied to suit your taste.

The lore of lavender is filled with stories of its powerful influences on love, war, and politics. In the kitchen, however, delicacy is lavender’s contribution. Just a little goes a long way for most people; for those who want a stronger taste of the herb, add a bit more to the recipe.

Lavender Recipes:

• Lavender Herb Tea 
• Lavender–Wine Crunchies 
• Herbes de Provence
• Lavender Vinegar
• Lavender–Red Wine Butter
• Tuna with Fennel and Lavender 








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