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Lavender Tea


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One of the easiest and most approachable ways of introducing lavender to your palate is in a beverage.

Simon Thibault

Recipe courtesy of Martin McGurk and Gordon Tingley, Sledding Hill Farms, Bear River, N.S.


  • 2 tsp (10 ml) dried culinary lavender florets
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) black tea*
  • 4 cups (1 L) boiling water
  • *Depending on the tea used, adjust lavender to individual taste.


  1. Steep the lavender and black tea together in the hot water for 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add milk or lemon, sugar or honey as desired. Serves 2 to 4

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