Lemon Verbena Peaches & Cream

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Limoncello and Linen Water

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2012

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This is beautiful and refreshing. It’s worth growing lemon verbena in your garden for its incredible smell alone. Before it dries up for the winter I collect and dry as many leaves as I can and then I can’t wait for summer again. I always drink it as a tea with a little honey.

Here, I have poached peaches in a lemon verbena infusion. The peaches I love are white with tinges of red in their skin and through their flesh. This gives a beautiful colour to the syrup. If you can’t get the