Tag: Salads

Edible Flowers in Salads.
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Edible Flowers in Salads.

The idea of eating uncooked vegetables for heath reasons has long been known in the Mediterranean basin. Greek doctors and herbalists of the first and second centuries anno domino agreed that lettuce, chicory, and rocket were good for the stomach. There were other pleasing effects, too. Rocket “provoked venery” and […]

Salads.
Food

Salads.

Salads Most North Americans can remember when the choice of salad greens was limited to iceberg or Boston bib lettuce. Even today in small towns, iceberg lettuce is the “ salad “. Iceberg a hybrid lettuce, is sturdy and lasts for weeks if properly refrigerated, but unfortunately lacks taste – […]