Thursday, May 31, 2007

The Lavender Cookbook

Lavender cookbooks are becoming more available as the popularity of this fragrant herb increases. I have several in my collection, and this is one I especially enjoy. The Lavender Cookbook by Sharon Shipley contains a wide range of recipes --- from entrees to salads and baked goods. How do some of these yummy dishes sound?
Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Lavender and Lime
California Avocado Cream Pie
Roasted Lavender Spiced Pears
Lavender Roasted Beets with Garlic and Lemon
Coleslaw with Spicy Lavender Dressing
Beet, Apple, and Carrot Salad with Lavender Lemon Dressing
Cream of Chestnut Soup with Lavender Garnish
Olive Lavender Country Bread
Garlicky Lavender Curry Hummus with Pita Crisps
Lavender Fruit Mosaic Tart
Lavender Pecan Crust
Provence Fettuccine Nuovi
Farro Lavender Tabbouleh Salad
Are you hungry yet?
This cookbook is published by Running Press. Although it is not vegan, nor gluten-free, it contains many fantastic ideas and the recipes are highly adaptable to specific dietary needs.


  1. Such Wonderful posts today..I can almost smell the lavender as I read..

  2. I wish I could smell the lavender! Ours is getting close. What wondergul sounding recipes.


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