Mini Lavender Cakes

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! […]

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Lavender Infusions

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 […]

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Comparing Lavender Varieties

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:   […]

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Brittle Making

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.   […]

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Chocolate Coated Lavender Brittle

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 […]

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Farm Facts (And Photos)

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.

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Lavender-Caramel Popcorn

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 […]

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