Preserving fresh basil in fridge for 1 year! Layer jar with salt, olive oil, basil, repeat until full. Scoop out olive oil (which will solidify in fridge) and let come to room temperature to use the basil.
Lavender Syrup is a perfect addition to ice cream, fruit tarts, lemonade, teas or cocktails. cups water cups granulated sugar 2 tablespoons fresh lavender blossoms few drops of purple food colouring (optional but will stay clear without it)