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Tastebud Tantalizing Bramley Apple, Lavender And Honey Pie

Posted on Thursday, 29 May

I know that pies are traditionally a dessert saved for colder months, but in my opinion, an apple pie is good all year round! The beauty of the humble apple pie is that you can play around with what you add to it, whether you add blueberries, raspberries or even some apricots, you can turn a normal apple pie into a thing of wonder. I have tried quite a few recipes involving apple pie and I have to say that I think I may have stumbled upon a real contender for 1st place, this apple, lavender and honey pie is… read more »

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Kick-starting Your Spring Clean with Lavender

Posted on Wednesday, 28 May

Spring has well and truly sprung and with this comes the dreaded spring clean! Now, I try my absolute best to keep everything looking squeaky clean, but when winter is in full swing, keeping warm takes priority. So, now is the time to open the windows, swing open the doors and roll up your sleeves! Now, cleaning doesn’t have to be an absolute chore, there is an upside. I have tried and tested the majority of kitchen sprays that are on the market, and some of them are fabulous, however the majority of them either cost an absolute fortune or have… read more »

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Lemon and Lavender Meringue Roulade with Blueberries

Posted on Thursday, 22 May

  With Summer finally on its way, it is that time of year that I like to think of some scrumptious desserts to serve in the garden, now I adore the traditional recipes, such as Victoria Sponge, Apple Tart, but one of my absolute favourite summer sweet treats is a simple meringue with fresh seasonal fruit and vanilla cream. Now, I am a huge fan of the humble meringue, but I am an even bigger fan of a roulade as it combines the crumbly, delicate meringue, with zingy and fresh fruit while the fresh, whipped vanilla cream adds a touch… read more »

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A Delightful Purple Cauliflower Soup With A Lavender Twist

Posted on Tuesday, 20 May

I know it may seem slightly ridiculous to be thinking of soup in the summer months, but I just couldn’t resist sharing this recipe. I am a huge fan of the humble soup, whether its a traditional chicken and vegetable soup or something slightly more unusual, so imagine my delight when I stumbled upon this recipe! Purple cauliflower is not only incredibly pretty it adds a wonderful colour and flavour to this soup. You can pick these up at your local greengrocers, but if you can’t manage to find the purple cauliflower a normal cauliflower will work just as well.… read more »

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The Perfect Soothing After Sun Lotion With a Lavender Twist

Posted on Monday, 19 May

  With the sun finally making an appearance its that time of year when we hunt at the back of our cupboards for the sunscreen. Once we have toasted ourselves in the glorious sunshine, it is inevitable that we will get a little burnt, this is due to the fact that it is so rare that the sun graces us with its presence that in our rush we occasionally forget how warm the English sun can be. So, if you have been unlucky enough to get a little burnt, fear not we have the perfect after sun recipe that you… read more »

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5 Top Tips To Get Your Lavender Plants Looking Magnificent

Posted on Saturday, 17 May

  What is there not to love about lavender? It is incredibly easy to maintain and once it is established you will have a happy and healthy plant for many years to come! Lavender is one of those beautiful garden plants that even the least green fingered gardening novice could grow. The reason for this is that lavender is incredibly low maintenance while providing magnificent, scent filled flowers that bring a touch of classic elegance to any garden. On top of this it is the perfect plant for attracting lots of lovely buzzy bees and wildlife into your garden. It… read more »

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A Rawmazing Orange & Lavender Pudding With Cashews

Posted on Tuesday, 13 May

We have come across quite a few taste bud tantalizing lavender recipes, from the traditional lavender shortbread to the more adventurous lavender & Cherry tiramisu and everything in between, but I think we may have found a real contender for our favourite. This recipe takes simple ingredients and turns them into something absolutely fabulous! It is incredibly simple to create and even better there is zero cooking involved, yes that’s right, a delicious sweet treat and you don’t even have to turn the oven on. So, now onto the fun part, how you can create this mouth watering, creamy dessert.… read more »