Homemade lemonade infused with lavender! Such a refreshing floral twist on lemonade.
For those of you suffering from sweltering summer heat, here’s a suggestion for a cooling drink, lavender-infused lemonade! Both lemons and lavender grow in abundance here (in California, and my backyard), so it was just a matter of time before they became acquainted.
Lavender is edible, though English lavender and Provence lavender are most often used for culinary purposes. Here’s the tip with lavender: it doesn’t take much. Use it sparingly, like rosemary (which would also be terrific in lemonade by the way).
Too much and your lemonade may taste like expensive soap. But just a little? Lovely.
Many thanks to my friend Kori Farrell who introduced me to this lavender lemonade!
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