Tag Archives: Spice It Up

Everything is Coming Up Roses

Lush, sweet scented, organic rosesLush, sweet scented, organic roses, berry bushes, just a short walk from my kitchen herb garden. To the right of the roses is a very large organic vegetable, herb and flower garden. Continue reading

Cooking with Herbs and Spices Interview

Leslie in Appollo's Organic Gardenholding tomatoes

​​​”​I’m offering people a recipe for inspiration.” ​​Leslie Cerier

​Have a listen and become much more knowledgeable about herbs and spices Leslie uses in her cooking. Continue reading

Curried Lentil Soup with Coconut Milk

 

Organic , Vegam. deliciousCoconut Curried Red Lentil Soup with Spinach

For centuries, spices have been used to create delicious and nourishing meals. Some herbalists believe that the shape of a spice reveals its healing properties. Did you ever notice that ginger, turmeric, chilies, cumin, and dill seeds have the same shape as the stomach? These are some aromatic herbs and spices, also known as carminatives, which improve digestion and make zesty, globally inspired dishes. The key to making beans easier to digest is to cook them from scratch, adding sea vegetables like dulse along with carminative herbs and spices. Continue reading