Lavender and Pear Frangipane Tart

As Autumn has seeped through the summer haze, the bounteous gushes of fruit crops have started to trickle. In our garden, the pear tree gazes gloomily over the dewy lawn; the leaves now burnished and coppery. The last surviving pears … Continue reading

Earl grey and lavender scones

Spring has sprung at last! Flowers, blossom, sunshine and a glint of hope. I made these for afternoon tea in the garden and they were stunning. A subtle hint of earl grey and delicate lavender make these scones delicious and … Continue reading

Lavender Shortbread Thins

Finally the sun is shining in rainy England! This has put me in such a springy, joyful mood, that this recipe is lovely and floral. Although it is not lavender season (I usually make these biscuits with dried homegrown lavender … Continue reading