uses for lavendar sugar?
My experiment for sugar from my home-grown lavendar is a success, but I'm short on creativity at the moment. Have a great recipe for lavendar shortbread, but good as it is, cannot live by shortbread alone (altho' what a way to go!). Other ideas?
Lavender likes blueberries - to my taste, anyway. And if you do sugar in tea, it's nice in good black tea. You could also turn it into simple syrup and add it to cocktails. Blitz it really fine and make meringues?
I once had delicious marcona almonds coated in lavendar sugar. Awesome with nibbles before a meal, or with a cheese plate.
I've had lavender margaritas and martinis. The drink were nice however not the seeds. They should of made simple syrup, and infused with the lavender and strained. I could see lavender sugar working on the rim of of a cocktail glass or ice tea.
Is the lavender in the sugar, or just the scent?
Someone mentioned panna cotta,wonder if you could do a brulee with it?
-sprinkled on lemon bars or lemon shortbread cookies
-on the rim of a cocktail involving gin, maraschino, and lemon juice (a play on the aviation idea, subbing lavender for the violet)
-tinted lavender, it would be striking sprinkled on white-iced cupcakes
-sprinkled on homemade chocolates
-honey-lavender biscotti: http://whatscookingamerica.net/Cookie...
-stirred into herb tea (or black iced tea, with a twist of lemon, too)