Lavender is the new hottest ingredient in sweets of all kinds. So, we decided to whip up some lavender-laced French Pastry. You can use your favorite cake recipe and add a punch by brushing it with lavender simple syrup and frosting it with lavender-infused ganache. Give it a try, you’ll be glad you did! […]
Exciting things are afoot in the lavender world. Lisa has been whipping up some wonderful test batches of lavender delectables in her kitchen. Lavender can be an incredibly useful and versatile ingredient for food and drink. On our Facebook page, Lisa has posted several how-to videos on lavender infusions. First, Lisa found some gorgeous […]
The Genus Lavandula I planted 300 Provence (Lavandula x intermedia) shrubs to replace the Grosso shrubs that were killed by the extremely cold weather and 300 Royal Velvet (Lavandula angustifolia) shrubs to replace the other half of the Grosso shrubs that died. Choosing which type of lavender to grow comes down to many factors: […]
Yesterday was a Sunday well spent in Lisa’a home testing out brittle recipes and learning the ropes. Brittle is a simple confection which Lisa has brought to new heights with the addition of her homegrown lavender buds. Once you have a taste you’ll be hooked. Here is a look into the brittle making process. […]
When you have as much handmade lavender brittle in your kitchen as we do, it’s time to come up with new uses! Try crumbling a little into plain yogurt for a sweet and fragrant edition to your lunch or snack.
Lavender brittle is our favorite thing to bring into your homes and brighten up your life with a little indulgence. The only thing we think makes it better? CHOCOLATE. High-quality, dark, decadent Valrhona chocolate. We thought you might like to see inside the chocolate enrobing process. After our brittle is cooled and shattered into manageable […]
Meet Lisa, the hard-worker behind all good things at Blue Skye Lavender Farm. Everything you see in the farm photos and the brittle you enjoy was created by her! She’s an amazing lady who stays true to herself, protects wildlife, the land and much more.
Sometimes a sweet and salty snack is all that will do. Try this simple recipe for a fun summer treat. Recipe: 1. Pop about 1/3 cup popcorn kernels. Melt 2 Tablespoons of salted butter and pour over popcorn, tossing as you go in a large bowl 2. Steep 2 T. dried lavender buds in […]
For the non-vegans or vegan-skeptics out there, give this post a chance before clicking away. As a lover of meat and all things dairy, I too was not sold […]
Blue Skye is a tapestry of many colors and textures. Here are a few images to share.