Fragrant and offering a bright flavor, lavender is used to season both savory and sweet dishes.
Fragrant and offering a bright flavor, lavender is used to season both savory and sweet dishes. ThisWeek staffers answer the question: Is lavender the next big thing?
Sarah Sole: I feel like lavender has always been incorporated into baking, at least.
Scott Hummel: It isn't on any dish I plan to order in the next century.
Lisa Proctor: Only in making sachets.
Nate Ellis: I doubt it. Prince took it about as far as it could go.
Neil Thompson: I’ve never really considered that lavender is edible.
Dennis Laycock: If it is, I hope it’s mostly contained to the bath and beauty markets.
Andrew King: Lavender has been a thing forever, so I’m pretty sure it’s not going to explode for no reason.
Abby Armbruster: I feel like lavender has been a go-to, at least in desserts, for a while.
Lee Cochran: I doubt it.