To dry the flower-heads, don’t wash them – just shake to remove insects or debris, and spread on clean newspaper. Leave in a warm, airy corner till the flowers are completely dehydrated. Discard the stalks and store the flowers in a glass jar in a dark place to preserve the colour and fragrance.
To make an infusion, allow 1 tablespoon dried flowers to 500 ml boiling water. Camomile enco