Lavender

The violet flowers and/or green to grey leaves of a mint family herb.

Lavender is versatile herb for cooking and enhances the flavor and look of a dish.

Flowers and leaves can be used fresh, and both buds and stems can be used dried. Lavender is a member of the mint family and is close to rosemary, sage, and thyme. It is best used with fennel, oregano, rosemary, thyme, sage, and savory.


Season:

available year-round

Matches well with:

fruit, ice creams, lamb, rabbit, stew

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