herbs in bloom

The pyrenees are in bloom. The wild rosemary, thyme, sage and valerian all have beautiful flowers. We’re picking a lot of different plants and herbs to dry. So it’s nettle soup for dinner and vervain tea for breakfast. And in front of our house the sun is doing the drying for us. Laurel, eucalyptus, roses, nettles,…

wild herbs

Spring feels like summer here in France. Swimming in the river, 28 degrees when the sun is out and picking the first wild harvest which will go on to november! My favorite wild herb is fennel. It grows all through winter  -though very small in the cold months – in front of our house. The fabulous…