The Lavender Companion

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Author: Jessica Dunham Terry Barlin Vesci

Category: Lifestyle , Sport & leisure

Book Format: Hardback

Publisher: Storey

ISBN: 9781635866841

RRP: $45.00

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A celebration of lavender featuring stunning photographs; favourite recipes for the kitchen, pantry, and body care products; along with fascinating lore and gardening guidance from a destination lavender farm.

Lavender has long been a favourite herb with its amazing, resinous fragrance; calming qualities; and unique flavour for seasoning food. This lavishly photographed celebration of the beloved herb, written by an acclaimed lavender farmer and cooking instructor, is brimming over with inspiration and ideas for bringing the fragrance and flavour of lavender into daily life. The book profiles the most popular lavender varieties and their recommended uses, along with the history, lore, and traditional medicinal uses. More than 40 recipes showcase lavender in delicious dishes from the kitchen as well homemade craft and body products. Tips for success with lavender in the garden complete this perfect gift for every lavender lover.

Terry Vesci is the co-owner of Pine Creek Canyon Lavender Farm in Pine, Arizona, which welcomes 60,000-100,000 visitors each year and includes a successful online business. Vesci leads the Pine Creek Canyon Lavender Farm Cooking and Baking School (sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill), where she teaches hands-on classes about cooking with lavender.

Jessica Dunham is a professional writer and Emmy-winning producer. Her work has been featured in Moon Travel Guides, Runner’s World, PHOENIX Magazine, Phoenix New Times, Modern Luxury, The Oprah Magazine, Midwest Living, Gestalten’s The Great American Road Trip and The Parklands series, VisitArizona.com, VisitPhoenix.com, and Columbia Journalism Review.

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