Posts by Madame Lambert

hypocras ingredients

Hypocras

  Bien faire hypocras demande talent et temps! To make good hypocras requires talent and time!  ( – Medieval French recipe...

Dandelion Cookie

Dandelion Cookies

A cookie baked with the petals of the ubiquitous Dandelion elicits a promise of sweet, saffron-bright summertime. Herbalist James Duke...

Calendula blossoms

Calendula

Calendula The Marigold that goes to bed wi’ th’ sun, And with him rises weeping. (Shakespeare, A Winter’s Tale) As...

100 Simple Ways to Make the World a Better Place

    100 Simple Ways to Make the World a Better Place   Smile for a day. Even if you...

Dromiskin cemetery

A Friend to Her Village

A Friend to Her Village While tromping about the wee village of Dromiskin for a few hours, we stopped to...

sugared violets

Candied Violets

Candied Violets   At this time of year my smallest paintbrush is on standby as I seek for Violets. Since...

pink weeds along fence

Mine, Yours, and Ours

Mine, Yours, and Ours I may not have seen him but for the fact that I was huddled up against...

Dandelion

Dandelion      Even Grandma, repeating and repeating the fine and golden words, even as they were said now in...

On Walking (Part One)

On Walking (Part One) What is it that makes it so hard sometimes to determine whither we will walk? I...

Passionflower

Passionflower   There has fallen a splendid tear From the passion-flower at the gate. She is coming, my dove, my...