English Lavender, Lavandula angustifolias (or)
Spike Lavender, Lavandula latifoli;
I can never tell which is which. There is also a Spanish Lavender Lavandula dentata in this clump of 3 lavenders just outside of apt 38.
Josephine Bonaparte’s Lavender Mocha:
-Prepare in a drip-coffee maker one part fresh ground coffee to three parts crunched up fresh (or dried) lavender flowers.
-Calculate the amount by assuming approximately one tablespoon coffee & three tablespoons lavender for each cup of coffee made.
-Prepare an equal amount bittersweet hot cocoa separately.
– Mix together.
– Optionally, add a thimble or so of cocoa liquor.