SOL Herb of the Month is Dill!
Dill is actually part of the celery family. It’s sometimes referred to as dill weed. It’s not actually a herb I use a lot of. However every time I do, I think: “Gosh I really like this flavour. Why don’t I cook with Dill more often?”
So that’s why it is our herb of the month. Simply so I could do some more research on Dill and all things nutrition. Continue reading
Our Herb of the Month is: ROSEMARY.
In latin it means “dew (ros) of the sea (marinus)”
The nutritional benefits of rosemary include it being a significant source of iron, calcium and vitamin B6.
It smells delightful and is great for roasts, for flavouring oils and in home baked breads.
oh – and Michele Hamilton, one of our Facebook friends tells us it’s great for making your hair shiny. Michele suggests just soak some rosemary in water. Strain it (but keep the water) and there you have it. An instant hair conditioner. Rosemary so many uses and it’s delicious too!
Do you eat herbs? Why do you eat them?
for taste?…for garnish & to make your meal look good?….
what about for good nutrition?….
I have only just come to realise that not many people really know that the herbs we sprinkle in our food do more than look pretty and offer flavour to our meals…they can actually be handy little nutritional morsels of goodness I want to let everyone know about the nutritional benefits of herbs! Continue reading