Lavender is known for its scent for a long time and gained its name from the Latin root lavare which means `to wash´ as it was added to the bathing water in ancient Rome. Up until now the fascination for this plant is unbroken and symbolizes nowadays carefree days in high summer, the Provence and much more. As a common companion planted next to roses this undemanding small shrub appears in almost every garden and park. Being a herb lavender isn’t just beautiful to look at but you can also include it to your menu. Lavender syrup and lavender sugar are easy to make. They serve as a tasty and colourful addition to beverages and desserts in general. Here are some examples of how you can use lavender for your summerly baking creations.
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