France / Lavandula officinalis
Lavender flowers have a distinctly floral flavor, and give wonderful nuance to herbal blends. The bright purple buds are potent, and a little goes a long way. Lavender flowers can be added to herbal blends like Herbes de Provence or Lemon Herb Pepper for a floral note in the mix. They also make a wonderful addition to desserts and beverages, like ice cream, shortbread and lemonade.
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