Lavender Truffles

Lavender is one of the best underestimated ingredients. The subtle flavor and aroma of this simple dried flower bud seems to help make any baked good come to life. It’s been almost a year since I made these kahlua truffles, and around that time I saw a recipe that used lavender seeds instead of kahlua….

Pumpkin Oatmeal Lavender Bars

One morning I made pumpkin applesauce muffins. Then I had leftover pumpkin so I made these, which are an adapted version of these lavender cherry oatmeal bars. Then I made raspberry crumb bars. Then I just kept baking all morning. I loved that morning. Music, check. Food, check. Slippers on, check. Relaxation, check. Not only…

Lavender Honey Cheesecake

“This is melt in your mouth good” – Amy B. after taking a first bite. That’s one of several positive reviews when I served this at a graduation party. It’s rich, it’s seasonal, it’s delicious if you like cheesecake. Plus, using vanilla wafers instead of graham crackers for a crust is also a fantastic compliment…

Lavender Cherry Oatmeal Bars

Welcome to the 101st post of Voila!! I have a list of food blogs I check almost daily. One of the blogs that feels more like a museum (look, don’t touch) is Tartelette. The recipes and photos make the desserts she creates look like a work of art. And most of the recipes she creates…