Magic Mushrooms

Magic Mushrooms

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Recipe :
– Bottle of white wine
– 500 ml white vinegar
– 4 cloves garlic
– 5 twigs thyme
– 5 leaves sage
– 10 black pepper cornels
– 2 tsp salt
– 1 tsp sugar
– 1kg fresh-cut porcini

Add the wine, vinegar, garlic, thyme, sage, salt and pepper to a pot and bring to a boil.
Add the sliced mushrooms.
Cook until the mushrooms are tender.
Cool the mixture down.
Sterilize a jar with boiling water.
Scoop as much of the mixture into the jar as it can take, then fill it up with olive oil.

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Health Benefits of Artichokes :

  • Rich in Antioxidants
  • High in Fiber
  • Lowers Cholesterol
  • Liver Function
  • Improved Digestion
  • Lowers Blood Pressure
  • Builds Strong Bones
  • Boosts Immunity
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Bring out the flavour with herbs

Bring out the flavour with herbs

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Thyme

Thyme enhances the flavor of olive oil, pickled olives, butter, vinegar, meats, poultry, fish, soups and stews, and vegetable dishes.

Fresh garden salads as well as stuffed baked vegetables benefit from the addition of thyme. It can also be added to breads, cookies, and spoon sweets.

Origin, History, and Mythology  :

Gaius Plinius Secundus, (circa 23 – 79 A.C.E.), better known as Pliny the Elder, said that when thyme is burned, it “puts to flight all venomous creatures.”

In mythical folklore, thyme flowers were full of perfume and nectar for the bees, traditionally the messengers of the faery world. The bower of the Fairy Queen Titania in Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is described as being in “…a bank where the wild thyme blows, where oxlips and the nodding violet grows…”.

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