Today’s herb is Mint
Mint is the name for over a dozen plant species, including peppermint and spearmint, that belong to the genus Mentha.
While eating the plant offers some health benefits, research shows that several […]
Today’s herb is Lavender
Its name derives from the Latin root “lavare,” which literally means “to wash”. The earliest recorded use of lavender dates back to ancient Egypt. There, lavender oil played a role in the […]
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Today’s herb / plant is Kaffir Lime leaves
Kaffir or Makrut limes (Citrus hystrix) are different from regular limes in that they are very bitter with bumpy skin. In Thailand, the makrut […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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,” […]
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
Tsp baking soda
1/2 cup ground almonds
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 […]