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From the fields of Provence, France.
Provençal cooks have long relied on lavender to add delicate floral and herbal notes to their signature dishes. A relative of mint, lavender is an essential ingredient in Herbes de Provence, the region's celebrated herb blend. It's also used to enhance the flavors of everything from roast lamb to homemade ice cream.Fragrant lavender buds have a delicate floral flavor with refreshing hints of mint and citrus.
A classic herb in Provençal cooking, lavender adds distinctive flavor to roast lamb and savory lamb stews. It's also a natural partner for roast chicken or pheasant.
A pinch of lavender enlivens vinaigrettes, soups and sauces. Use lavender to enhance homemade ice cream and crème brûlée.