1 lb bag $16.60
Lavender, an aromatic purple flowering perennial, isn’t just for looking pretty in your garden or kitchen window. While known to scent soaps and candles, or as used in dried flower arrangements, Mount Hope Wholesale’s dried, ground Lavender Flower herbs aren’t for decorations or hand washes. It adds a refreshing floral flavor with earthy hints of pepper and smokey or woodsy undertones to your food and beverage recipes.
Native to the Mediterranean region, Arabian Peninsula, and Russia, lavender is now also grown in The United States, Australia, and Europe. It is part of the mint family of herbs along with rosemary, thyme, and sage. It likes hot, sunny and dry climates. Since ancient times it is thought that Lavender herb and oil have some health benefits. Lavender contains relaxing components that are often used to aid anxiety, insomnia, and stress. It also contains antifungal and antibacterial elements.
As a dietary supplement, using lavender can help lessen depression symptoms and boost your mood. It also might ease pain and relieve stomach aches.
From Spanish cuisine to Italian cuisine, lavender has been a staple in cooking since before the 17th Century. Dried, the full flavor of lavender is more intense. Add it in small amounts at first to get the right flavor in your recipe without overpowering the dish.
Lavender Flowers impart a delicate flavor to vinaigrette salad dressings and light marinades. It is commonly used as an ingredient in Westernized Herbes de Provence seasoning blend. It is delicious rubbed on fowl before roasting. Sprinkle lavender over frosted sugar cookies or buttercream iced white cakes for a sophisticated touch. You can also use it as a substitute for rosemary and make a lavender tea. Lavender adds an excellent flavor and a nice color pop to your recipes.
Purchase 1 pound bags of lavender in bulk from Mouth Hope Wholesale to keep in your kitchen for all your recipes and floral-scented projects.