Tag: Sharon Shipley

Lavender Crab Cakes

I’m experiencing the lure of lavender  with The Novel Bakers this week. I’ve been picnicking and loading my wheelbarrow with salt,  sipping on Lavender Margaritas! The recipe for these wonderful crab cakes are  from Sharon Shipley’s The Lavender Cookbook. The lavender flavor in these crab cakes is subtle~ 2 teaspoons ground dried culinary French lavender…

Lavender~ Salty & Sweet

I’m joining The Novel Bakers for Lavender Week! The Lavender Cookbook by Sharon Shipley is full of tempting sweet and savory recipes~ The recipes were developed using dried culinary ‘Provence’ lavender buds, which have a gentle lavender flavor that’s not bitter, medicinal or perfumey.  I found culinary French lavender from Amazon here. There are also recipes to bring lavender to the table by…

A Lavender Picnic

I’m joining The Novel Bakers for Lavender Week! The skies finally cleared long enough for me to spread a quilt for a Lavender Picnic. . . And enjoy a few lavender treats~ courtesy of The Lavender Cookbook. “The appeal of lavender extends beyond its fragrance to the rich yet delicate flavor it adds to a variety of foods. The Lavender…