This recipe was adapted from Chef Revsin of Driscoll Strawberry Associates, Inc.
You can find the lavender flowers in the herb sections of the supermarket. Or try 2 to 3 whole cardamom seeds in place of the lavender-lovely!
This is a salt-based flavoring,so less is required to season foods than when using ordinary salt. I recommend two-thirds to one-half as much Flower and Herb Salt when substituting it for table salt in any recipe. This was adapted from Salt of the Earth by Jo Ann Gardener. Enjoy!
This is a classic French sauce that is exciting if you use fresh tarragon. It makes all the difference in the world! As soon as the sauce is thickened, set the pan in a bowl of ice cold water to stop the cooking. Your sauce should not separate if you do it this way. This is wonderful over Artichoke Fritters!
This is a outstanding potato gratin. It goes great with all grilled and roasted meats, poultry, and game. Different textures can be achieved by coarsely or thinly grating, dicing, or julienning the potatoes. From New Basics Cookbook.
Be sure to serve this pretty potato tart whole, and slice it into wedges and slice it in front of everyone at the table. Everone will be enchanted! Adapted from The New Basics Cookbook. West, Mid West, French
Barley, a grain of the grass family, was the first cereal cultivated as a food for man. Tossed with vegetables in the Provencal style, its allure stretches across the ages. This is a great way to add more grains and vegetables to your diet!
Stuff this into a whole wheat pita and top with paper thin slices of red onion and crisp lettuce, and you have a great meal! Or spread on French bread for an appetizer! Adapted from Vegetarian Times magazine.