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A-Z of Herbs & Spices – J is for Jasmine &

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From our lovely Food Finder Krissy Billiczky
Today’s herb is Jasmine  
Jasmine tea is a type of tea, scented with the aroma of blossoms from the jasmine plant.

It’s typically based on green tea, but sometimes black […]

A-Z of Herbs & Spices H is for two herbs, Horseradish & Hibiscus

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Form our resident food finder Krissy Billiczky
Today’s first herb is Horseradish

Horseradish is a white root vegetable known for its pungent taste and odour.

Horseradish is believed to have originated in Eastern Europe. It’s a cruciferous […]

A-Z of Herbs and Spices. G is for Gingko Biloba & Ginger

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From our resident food finder Krissy Billiczky
Today’s herb is Gingko Biloba

Also known as the maidenhair tree, ginkgo is one of the oldest species of tree in the world. The trees can grow more than […]

A-Z of Herbs & Spices – F is for Fennel & Fenugreek

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Brought to you by our resident food finder Krissy Biliczky
Today’s Herb is Fennel 
Foeniculum vulgare, commonly known as fennel, is a flavourful culinary herb and medicinal plant.

Fennel plants are green and white, with feathery leaves and […]

A-Z of Herbs & Spices or in this case Herbs & Tea

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Brought to you by our resident food finder Krissy Billiczky
Today’s herb / plant is Echinacea
Echinacea is a plant whose roots and leaves have been traditionally used for medicinal purposes.

Echinacea plants are also called “purple coneflower,” […]

Banana & Sweet Potato Bread

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As we all have a bit more time to get into the kitchen, try making this banana and sweet potato bread, perfect for breakfast or snack 

1 small sweet potato
3 bananas
Tsp baking soda
1/2 cup ground almonds
1/2 […]

A-Z of Herbs & Spices. D is for Dandelion & Dill

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Today’s herb / plant is Dandelion  

Dandelion are a family of flowering plants that grow in many parts of the world.

Taraxacum officinale is the most common species, a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae.

You may be most familiar […]

A-Z of Herbs & Spices, C is for Coriander & Cardamom

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Herbs & Spices from Krissy Billiczky our resident food searcher
Today’s herb is Coriander

Coriander is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae and is related to parsley, carrots, and celery.

Coriander is generally thought to be […]

A-Z of Herbs and Spices C is for Celery and Cinnamon

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From our resident food explorer Krissy Billiczky
Celery originated in Mediterranean regions and the Middle East. The Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans grew this vegetable as an aromatic and medicinal plant.

It’s claimed medicinal purposes were probably attributable to […]

A-Z of Herbs and Spices. B is for Basil & Bayleaf.

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Today’s herb is Basil
from our lovely Krissy B, our resident food explorer
Basil is a flavourful, leafy green herb that originated in Asia and Africa.

It’s a member of the mint family, and many different varieties exist.

The […]