Lemon balm

Lemon balm

Lemon balm leaves have a delicate flavour, similar to lemon and mint, and are used for teas, ice-creams, jellys but also salads and soups, aromatic oils and vinegars.
Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) leaves have a delicate flavour, similar to lemon and mint. They are used for teas, ice-creams, jellys but also salads and soups, aromatic oils and [...]
During summer I harvest lemon balm and mint, drying for my mint and balm tea mixture that I prepare every year. I used this mixture for some homemade yogurt, and we really [...]
I made two pots of herbal vinegar, a garlic one with a strong red vinegar (on the left) and a mint one with a more delicate apple vinegar (on the right). Garlic [...]
A couple of years ago I sowed lemon balm in my garden, but it didn't sprout. The next spring the lemon balm finally sprouted and since then has been in my garden. This year my [...]
Many perennials are emerging from their winter dormancy and now are ready to be harvested. So it's time for a good afternoon tea. From the left: Calamint (Calamintha [...]
It's spring and my balm plant is producing many giant leaves. I used balm mainly in herbal teas, but its delicate, lemon-like flavor it's perfect for many dishes, like this [...]
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