Herbs Can Spice Up Your Winter?


Winter is an amazing time for herbs as you can get the most variety and freshest of herbs during this time of the year. Some of the nice winter herbs that will bring great flavor and cheer to your table are evergreen rosemary, bay, thyme and sage.

How to spice up your winter days with great winter herbs?

These herbs are not only great in enhancing the flavor of your dishes but they also carry a wide range of health benefits.

You can spice up your winter days with myrtle, hyssop is another great winter herbs used traditionally to ward off evil, and the evergreen winter herbs like thyme, rosemary, and sage may be used to decorate halls for Christmas.

Virgil recommended that winter savory (perennial cousin to annual summer
savory) should be grown near beehives for year-round nectar. Another member
of the mint family, it’s used to flavour stuffings, and is worth considering
with turkey as a change from sage. I love its strong flavour on grilled
goat’s cheese or to flavour cheese scones.

In the days before the spices of the East were commonplace in Europe, the
Romans used it to flavour vinegar as a precursor to mint sauce. Grown in
this country since 1562, winter savory (Satureja montana) is a small
compact shrub with tiny white flowers that does well in a …………………..

Read the awesome article written by FRancine Raymond on:   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/