October though it was, the garden was still very sweet with dear, old-fashioned, unworldly flowers and shrubs -- sweet may, southern-wood, lemon verbena
, alyssum, petunias, marigolds and chrysanthemums.
Please send your favourite recipes to firstname.lastname@example.org EARL GREY LOAF CAKE WITH LEMON THYME INGREDIENTS n Four Earl Grey tea bags n About half a mug of milk n 6oz soft butter and n 6oz sugar n 8oz self-raising flour n 3 eggs n Zest of a lemon n Zest one small orange (or a capful of orange extract) n 3oz icing sugar n Lemony herbs to decorate such as thyme or lemon verbena
METHOD 1 Preheat oven to 170C/160 fan/ gas 4.
ice fresh summer herbs such as lemon verbena
, mint and basil (optional) lemon slices (optional)
In these recipes, the addition of fresh herbal flavor, such as lemon verbena
to a peach granita or tarragon to an orange granita, adds complexity, while the lavender and rosemary granita conjures up the essence of Provence.
Steamed filet of halibut, new Windsor lamb, strawberry sable with lemon verbena
cream, fresh fruit and coffee and petit fours, were served for the dinner, reported E!
My favourite new dish is the seasonal salad, lemon verbena
, mustard fruits and goats curd - it's super fresh but packed full of flavour.
With sample garden designs and cultivation advice, Jodi shows how to choose the right crops for a particular soil and climate, and starting with the tea plant (Camellia sinensis), then going on through a comprehensive survey of tisanes, or herbal teas, readers will discover how to grow the full range of herbal infusions that make wonderful teas, from flowering chamomile and lavender to chicory roots, rose hips, lemon verbena
, peppermint, aromatic bergamot and more.
At the historic Coombsville homestead where she and her husband, winemaker Andy Erickson, produce Favia Wines, she's planted a tea garden of chamomile, lemon verbena
, peppermint, hibiscus, raspberry leaf, and lavender.
Before frost, carefully lift and pot small herb plants or large perennials, such as rosemary or lemon verbena
, to bring inside.
* Lemon verbena
: Traditionally used for digestive disorders, lemon verbena
has been tested against joint and sinus pain and as an antimicrobial agent.
INGREDIENTS For the pastry: 250g plain flour 125g unsalted butter 90g caster sugar One large egg Chilled water Pinch of Maldon salt For the white chocolate custard: 300ml double cream A little vanilla extract 200g white chocolate Two free-range eggs Three tbsps unrefined golden caster sugar Extras: One large punnet ripe British cherries A little fresh lemon juice Mint leaves, fresh thyme or lemon verbena
for garnish One 20cm tart tin with removable base METHOD First, let's make the pastry: in a food processor, whizz the flour, sugar and butter together until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
ROCK Rose Gin Summer Edition (PS37.50, 70cl, Dunnet Bay Distillers) IN tune with the seasons, gin lovers eagerly await Dunnet Bay's periodic releases - and nothing signal's summer like its citrus forward infusion of lemon balm, lemon verbena
and lemon thyme to build the gorgeous citrus elements, without the need for peel.