These delicate lavender shortbread cookies from Akasha in Culver City are just as delicious as they are wonderfully fragrant. They’re melt-in-your-mouth tender, not too sweet, and flecked with pretty lavender.
Staff writer Amy Scattergood spotted them on a recent early outing: “One morning, my younger daughter and I went in search of caffeine (me) and pastries (her). We found plenty of both at Akasha, but what we liked the most -- so much so that we got extra to go -- were these cookies,” she says. “ ‘Imagine Scotland crossed with the best of California’s flowering herb gardens,’ I told her, but she was too busy eating.”