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In My Kitchen November 2020

I have missed compiling these “In My Kitchen” posts, however, I do hope this post finds you well and coping with what is happening around the world right now. Hats off to Sherry and thank you for keeping the “In My Kitchen” community of bloggers going strong. And while away from blogging on this platform, managed to take a few photos here and there in the hope I would get back to this space. 

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Top your Lemon Possets with Oat Crumble and Fresh Thyme

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At our cookbook book club last month it was all about canapés and nibbles. The lemon posset with thyme crumble was my contribution and although I’ve posted a recipe for a lemon and thyme posset some years back, this lemon posset is topped with a delicious crumble flavored with fresh thyme. Continue reading

Homemade Lavender Lemonade

Lavender Lemonade-0165Homemade lemonade brings back childhood memories of warm summer days, fresh country air and sunshine. For centuries lavender has been appreciated for its fragrance, used to perfume soaps and sachets for scenting linens. Lavender is also known for its health benefits, helping with insomnia and soothing the digestive system.

Lavender is such an incredible herb and can be used in sweet and savoury dishes. I love to add the floral scented flavour of lavender to cakes, biscuits, drinks and custard based desserts and I also enjoy spreading this delicious lavender and honeycomb butter on warm toast and scones. With a myriad of uses in the culinary world, dried lavender will always have a place in my kitchen. Continue reading

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