Coriander

Today I am going to talk about a vey aromatic herb, with which I love to flavor Asian-inspired dishes, Coriander. We eat Coriander in several forms: The leaves, The roots (fresh and chopped) The seeds dried, or grounded. I love the taste of Coriander, it brings a unique flavor to dishes … In addition to…

Nutmeg

Nutmeg is a seed originally cultivated in Indonesia. The nutmeg tree can reach 12 meters and need at least 7 years to grow before the first harvest. The seed has a strong flavor with a sweet and  bitter taste that we can fully enjoy only when it is freshly grated. Nutmeg is used in cooking to to bring flavour and also…

Dates

Dates are fruits that grow on palm trees. The tree is originally from Egypt and has been cultivated since approx. 6000B.C. Date palm is now extensively cultivated across all the continents. The date fruit is one of the sweetest fruits and it can be eaten fresh or dried. But whether fresh or dry, the health…

Quinoa

What is Quinoa? Quinoa is a seed (NOT a grain) coming for a plant close to Spinach. It has been growing in the Andes Mountains for millennia. There are about 120 species of Quinoa. Health and nutrtion benefits of Quinoa are impressive and trully fascinating. Most important, it is an ideal ingredient to make delicious…