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Summer savory flowers
The surprising flowers
August 29, 2016

Summer savory is still blooming. Summer savory has smaller leaves and flowers than winter savory. Cooking with savory Savory recipes The surprising flowers: flowers of aromatic herbs, vegetables and spontan...

Dill seeds
Spices close up
August 28, 2016

Dill seeds are used green or dried as a spice, they're pungent and similar to caraway seeds. They can be used in pickles, aromatic vinegar, fish and potatoes. Dill seeds are oval and brown, and are used in pickles...

(Ita) Coltivare erbe aromatiche e spezie
May 23, 2016



(Ita) Ricetta: Frittelle di novellame aromatiche
May 18, 2016



(Ita) Il crescione di terra
October 14, 2015



Cumin seeds
Spices close up
October 11, 2015

Cumin is the second most popular spice in the world (after black pepper), is used in the Middle East on kebabs, in India as an ingredient of curry powder, with cheese in the Netherlands, and in the Mexican chili. ...

(Ita) Erbe aromatiche per ogni occasione
October 03, 2015



(Ita) Ricetta: Plumcake salato di pane all'anice
October 01, 2015



(Ita) Coltivare le erbe in autunno
September 29, 2015



Fenugreek seeds
Spices close up
September 25, 2015

Fenugreek seeds are a spice used in many indian and middle eastern recipes, and also in spices mixtures. Fenugreek seeds are harvested from the pods, once they turn to brown. Cooking with fenugreek Fenugreek ...

(Ita) Finger food alle erbe aromatiche
September 24, 2015



(Ita) Ricetta: Penne alla mortadella e coriandolo
September 23, 2015



(Ita) La curcuma in cucina
September 22, 2015



Coriander seeds
Spices close up
September 16, 2015

It's time to harvest coriander seeds: they will be useful for the next year sowing, but they can also be used as a spice. Coriander seeds are light brown, with a spherical shape and a diameter of 4-5 mm. Cookin...

(Ita) Le erbe e le spezie della cucina francese
September 14, 2015



(Ita) Ricetta: Spaghetti con crema di ricotta alla menta
September 11, 2015



(Ita) Coltivare l'aglio in balcone e terrazzo
September 10, 2015



(Ita) Ricette romantiche alle erbe aromatiche
February 14, 2015



(Ita) Ricetta: Pasta alle noci con spumante e maggiorana
February 12, 2015



(Ita) Quali erbe aromatiche per... le uova
February 07, 2015



(Ita) Ricetta: Brodo di carne aromatico
February 03, 2015



(Ita) Il papavero in cucina
January 28, 2015


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