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Yarrow Tea Recipe

Yarrow Tea Recipe The yarrow is a plant that grows abundantly in the temperate regions of North America, Europe, Asia, and New Zealand. Originally, it was cultivated as a feed for livestock, but studies have shown that the yarrow’s flower has many health benefits. It has been used as a medicine in traditional folk cures all over the world. Thus, it has been used as an ingredient for many types… Read Article →

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Winter Purslane Salads with Apples and Walnuts

Winter Purslane Salads with Apples and Walnuts Winter Purslane is a coastal plant that grows abundantly in North America, most notably in Canada, Alaska, and parts of the United States. Winter Purslane has been introduced into Europe sometime in the 18th century, and has also made its way to most traditional European cuisine. It is a ready source of Vitamin C, and has been used to counteract scurvy by miners… Read Article →

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Vermont Fiddlehead Pie

Vermont Fiddlehead Pie Fiddleheads are the leaves of a young fern that’s harvested as a vegetable. They are curled in appearance and have been used as an ingredient in most cuisines worldwide. Fiddleheads are known to have high quantities of antioxidants, as well as a good source of omega-3 and omega 6 fatty acids and vitamins. Fiddlehead ferns are generally abundant during the spring, and a great recipe that originates… Read Article →

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Vegetable Egg Sauce with Fluted Pumpkin

Vegetable Egg Sauce with Fluted Pumpkin Egg sauce features in most world cuisines, and can be incorporated with a variety of ingredients making it a very versatile dish. For this recipe of egg sauce, we will be adding the leaves of fluted pumpkin, a tropical vine that’s a good source of iron and potassium as well as antioxidants and protein. Fluted pumpkin has also been known to help prevent cancer,… Read Article →

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Vanilla Custard Crumble with Mixed Berries

Vanilla Custard Crumble with Mixed Berries This recipe is a dessert dish that takes time and effort, but is rewarding as it makes a delicious recipe that everyone enjoys. Ingredients 1 pack wafers 2 tablespoons vanilla extract 2 egg whites 3 cups non-fat milk 1 cup sugar 1 whole piece vanilla bean 4 tablespoons corn starch 1 teaspoon salt 2 egg yolks 3 sticks butter, chilled ½ cup blackberries ½… Read Article →

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Tinda Masala

Tinda Masala Tinda is a vegetable similar to squash that is widely used in Indian and South Asian cuisine. Also referred to as “apple gourd”, it has a distinct bitter flavor. They are beneficial for diabetes patients, as they help regulate blood sugar levels, and is also known used as a remedy for fevers. For this recipe, we will be using the apple gourd to create a traditional Indian recipe… Read Article →

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Tagliatelle with Sculpit

Tagliatelle with Sculpit Tagliatelle is a type of pasta used in traditional Italian cuisine. The strands of tagliatelle are nearly identical to fettuccine, and are made fresh right before it is used for cooking. The most common sauce that accompanies tagliatelle pasta made with meats, though a simple tomato sauce will suffice. For this tagliatelle recipe, we will be using sculpit, an herb that is indigenous to Europe, normally used… Read Article →

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Tacaca

Tacaca Tacaca is a hot and sour soup that originates from Brazil. Although some of the ingredients from the traditional recipe might be hard to find outside Brazil, this recipe has substitutes that allow you make near as or similar to the real deal. Ingredients 250 grams pork, minced 250 grams tiger prawns 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 3 white onions, finely chopped 2 liters chicken stock 1 inch piece… Read Article →

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Sweet Spot Boiled Plantain with Sesame oil

Sweet Spot Boiled Plantain with Sesame oil Plantains are a type of banana that has lower sugar content than the dessert banana, and are typically green in color. They also contain more starch, and must be boiled or fried before they can be eaten. They are considered as a staple food in many parts of the world, and are more similar in flavor to potatoes than a banana. For this… Read Article →

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Sweet Pepper and Lentil Soup

Sweet Pepper and Lentil Soup Lentils are a legume rich in nutrients, vitamins and minerals. They are an excellent source of dietary fiber. Legumes are known to help prevent certain diseases such as hypertension, diabetes and heart disease. Lentils are also packed in protein, folate and iron. Including lentils in your diet goes a long way to promoting overall health, as they contain no cholesterol. For this recipe we will… Read Article →