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Nasturtium Orange Jam

  Nasturtium Orange Jam: When Miss. Flower meets Mr. Orange. Flamenco fire. A bit of sweet and a bit of bitter.   Flowering of nasturtium lasts for several months: mid spring until late fall. This is the season to make this nasturtium orange jam. Nasturtium flowers have peppery, spicy and… Read more »

Lemon Yogurt Poppy Seed Cake

Lemon Yogurt Poppy Seed Cake decorated with poppy flower is light and  attractive cake, easy to make. Festive days in spring bring a lot of possibilities for creation and playing with colors and flowers. Now, this is a small sized cake. The volume of the dish is 3,5 cups .… Read more »

Dandelion Greens Smoothie

Dandelion Greens Smoothie: Green leaves of Home. My grandmother would be very happy to know how much I am into dandelions this spring. After I have made Dandelion Jelly I really wanted to make something with the young leaves so to add some to the smoothie seemed to be the… Read more »

Elderflower Syrup

Elderflower Syrup : Elderflower fragrance captured in a bottle. Floral refreshing drink for hot summer days. Weatherman has announced a hard rain for tomorrow so I rushed to the forest nearby after working hours to gather elder blossoms for a syrup. After the rain, they loose their fragrance and the… Read more »

Greek Yogurt Pie Bars

Greek Yogurt Pie Bars are light and sunny dessert welcomed by all. Daisies on the top make a refreshing bonus. Only spring can make you feel like you are born again. Spring Saturday morning, sunny, fresh and bright has broken like the first morning. Coffee is ready. I looked through… Read more »

Dandelion Jelly

Dandelion jelly: super healthy, homemade, sunny and frugal. Who could ask for more ? Like in the old times. It is only a few days left until my grandmother’s birthday. She would be 104 now. Dandelions bring back the memories of the large meadow behind her country house. Needless to… Read more »

Lilac Syrup

  Lilac Syrup is natural, homemade, simple syrup recipe, made of lilac florets. Delicate lilac flavour is great to add to desserts, cocktails , ice cream and so much more….   Love edible flowers?   Lilac is fully blossoming and it’s perfect time to make some simple yet special Lilac… Read more »

Lavender Muffins

  Lavender Muffins, made with fresh lavender buds and apple lavender jelly, done in 30 minutes, are delicate lavender bites with easy apple undertone. Perfect tasty little bites ! Edible flowers are  back to our menu and we can enjoy fresh buds and  flowers of so many varieties. Luckily, we… Read more »