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Lemon Balm Infused Cake, yum yum!

Our warm weather has produced a bumper crop of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) and after making medicine we found ourselves looking for more ways to use this fabulous herb. Viola, this wonderfully flavourful tea cake that is infused with lemon balm and is great served with fresh berries and whipped cream or ice cream. This […]

By |August 4th, 2020|Store News|Comments Off on Lemon Balm Infused Cake, yum yum!

Lemons Meet Lavender

What Do You Get When…


Our Amazing Lemon Lavender Scones of Course!

Luscious Lemon Lavender Scones
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 Tbsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. salt
2 Tablespoons fresh or 2 tsp. dried lavender (make sure this is pesticide free)
Zest of one lemon
2/3 cup very cold unsalted butter, cubed
3/4 cup half and half, plus more to […]

By |July 31st, 2020|Store News|Comments Off on Lemons Meet Lavender

Support During Trying Times

Dear Friends of Tilia
Who could have imagined our lives could all change so much in such a short time? In this time of uncertainty we all need to take good care of ourselves, our loved ones, and those in need in our communities.
Obviously most people have heard about washing your hands thoroughly and practicing physical […]

By |March 18th, 2020|Store News|Comments Off on Support During Trying Times

Cleaning Green Recipes

We were thrilled to be ask to be a part of the Creston Valley Library’s “Living the Change Series” and felt so welcomed by the large number of people who turned out. This series is a fabulous way to learn more about how we can take little steps to help make a healthy world and […]

By |February 29th, 2020|Store News|Comments Off on Cleaning Green Recipes

More on Tilia’s Culinary Extravaganza

The “Tilia Culinary Extravaganza” features recipes from around the world and ways to create amazing dishes incorporating the use of herbs.
Schedule and Dishes being taught:

Former caterer Rachel Beck will open the day with a session on “Herbal Fusion”, the art of combining flavours to create new taste sensations with herbs. She will teach how to […]

By |February 17th, 2020|Store News|Comments Off on More on Tilia’s Culinary Extravaganza

Culinary Extravaganza – Meet the Chefs

Do you love to cook? Do you love to eat? Then Tilia has the perfect event for you. Following on the success of our Great Tilia Bake Off we have created an exciting all day Culinary Extravaganza Workshop to help you to take your cooking up a notch. This all day event will take you […]

By |February 4th, 2020|Store News|Comments Off on Culinary Extravaganza – Meet the Chefs

Sample Saturday Solstice Treats

Every Saturday in December we have been sharing wonderful treats made with our spice blends and extracts and this week was no exception. The recipes below are so yummy you definitely want to make them for your family & guests this holiday season.

Tilia’s Quatre Spice Twists
A favourite in Europe this spicy blend has course ground […]

By |December 22nd, 2019|Store News|Comments Off on Sample Saturday Solstice Treats

The Great Tilia Bake Off Winning Recipes

The results are in…The Great Tilia Bake Off was a wonderful success. The quality of the recipes enter were exceptional and it was so very tough to short list them. Thank you to everyone who entered, we really appreciate your enthusiasm and great recipes! Our judging panel were definitely challenged to narrow the field – […]

By |December 1st, 2019|Store News|Comments Off on The Great Tilia Bake Off Winning Recipes

The Great Tilia Bake Off Contest

The Great Tilia Bake Off is here and there are lots of fun prices to be won!
Like so many people we love to cook and love to watch the Great British Bake Off show. While we know that all those TV bakers are good we believe our customers are even better, hence The Great Tilia […]

By |October 2nd, 2019|Store News|Comments Off on The Great Tilia Bake Off Contest

Are Herbs Safe?

As medical herbalists we are often asked “are herbs safe”? We would love to say an unequivocal yes to that question, but the answer isn’t that simple. Just because something is “natural” doesn’t always mean it is safe for everyone to take.  While herbs generally have far less potential for side effects than conventional medications, […]

By |August 31st, 2019|Store News|Comments Off on Are Herbs Safe?