Recipe – “Lavender Cake”

“Lavender Cake” Lavender (Practical Inspirations for Natural Gifts, Country Crafts and Decorative Displays) by Tessa Evelegh ¾           cup unsalted butter, softened ¾           cup caster sugar 3            eggs, lightly beaten 1-1/2    cups self-raising flour, sifted 1            tbsp. fresh lavender florets or 1 tbsp. dried culinary lavender, roughly chopped ½           tsp.… Continue reading Recipe – “Lavender Cake”

Soup Recipes

Recipe – “Mushroom and Scallion Soup”

“Mushroom and Scallion Soup” “Fare for Friends – Cookbook”     ½             cup butter 5              bunches scallions or green onions – yes, 5 entire bunches – chopped 1              teaspoon salt 1              teaspoon white pepper 5              cups chicken stock 1              pound mushrooms, thinly sliced 1-1/4       cups 18 % cream 4              tablespoons whipping cream, whipped dash… Continue reading Recipe – “Mushroom and Scallion Soup”

Dip Recipes

Recipe – “Hot Broccoli Dip”

“Hot Broccoli Dip” “Fare for Friends – Cookbook”   1              bunch broccoli or 1 package (10 oz.) frozen chopped broccoli ½             cup butter, melted 1              onion, chopped 6              ounces Boursin or herb and garlic Rondele cheese ¾             pound fresh mushrooms, chopped 1              can (10 oz.) mushroom soup   If using fresh broccoli, cook until crisp… Continue reading Recipe – “Hot Broccoli Dip”