Although slightly resembling flat leaf parsley in appearance, cilantro can be distinguished by its unmistakable aroma and flavor. Cilantro offers citrus overtones with a flavor that can be bright, earthy and pungent, though its pungency is often contested to border on "soapiness". If left to go to seed, the plant produces white delicate flowers from the cilantro leaves that have the exact essence of cilantro with a sweet floral finish. You either love it or hate it! It's in your genes!
Dill Dill Dill! Get some potatoes, carrots, butter, and dill and make yourself happy! </br> </br> While pretty low on the nutritional scale, dill is loaded with health beneficial flavonoids, and monoterpenes. They act as antioxidants and trap free radicals in our bodies.
Garnish your dinner with this tasty, palette cleansing herb! Or make your own tabouli salad! </br> </br> Mineral-rich and vitamin-rich parsley stems and leaves offer an excellent source of magnesium, iron, calcium, beta carotene and vitamin C.
Fresh Italian parsley... delicious, vibrant, & nutritious. Parsley is the world's most popular herb. It derives its name from the Greek word meaning rock celery (parsley is a relative to celery).A sprig of parsley can provide much more than a decoration on your plate. </br> </br> Parsley contains two types of unusual components that provide unique health benefits. The first type is volatile oil components the second type is flavonoids.
Lovage tastes like celery, with undertones of parsley and hint of anise. It's mild enough to use with fish and poultry, but has just enough spice to make it interesting.Like many other green, leafy herbs, lovage is low in calories and contains lots of vitamin C. One of its most distinctive characteristics is its hefty quercetin content. Lovage has also been known as a medicinal herb for ailments including pain, inflammation, indigestion, joint pain and headaches.<br><br>Add leaves to a mix of salad greens or let wilt in soups and stocks. Chop and use in place of parsley in chicken and tuna salad or a batch of fresh tomato salsa. Puree leaves and stalks into a morning smoothie (or Bloody Mary). Add celery seeds to marinades, soups, creamy dips, chili and potato salad.
Sorrel falls straight between herbs and greens. Use it as a leafy herb, like parsley or basil or mint, chopping it up to use in marinades and dressings or stirring it into soups or casseroles for a bit of fresh flavor. Or, use it as a green, ripping the tender leaves into salads and stir-fries.<br><br>The tart and bright flavor of sorrel make it particularly good at adding some life to potatoes, eggs, and whole grains. It is also delicious with smoked or oily fish like salmon or mackerel. Sorrel is classically paired with cream, sour cream, or yogurt. This adds a vibrant green color and tartness to these plain items as their fatty creaminess tames the sharp flavor of the sorrel.
Great for drinks and culinary, our variety of spearmint has a pleasantly sweet flavor that is perfect for cooking and deserts. The leaves dry well, but when used fresh they make a nice tea or an even nicer mojito! Like Rafferty's basil it is grown in their aquaponic system without the use of any synthetic fertilizers or pesticides. Available in 28g (1oz) retail packs or 100g (3.5oz) bags for restaurants.
A nice bunch of local rosemary. An amazingly fragrant and flavourful herb that goes incredibly well with potatoes or roasts. </br> </br> Rosemary contains substances that are useful for stimulating the immune system, increasing circulation, and improving digestion. Rosemary also contains anti-inflammatory compounds that may make it useful for reducing the severity of asthma attacks. In addition, rosemary has been shown to increase the blood flow to the head and brain, improving concentration.
Fresh thyme. A welcome flavour in salads, soups, chowders, sauces, breads, vegetable and meat dishes. Thymol named after the herb itself is the primary volatile oil constituent of thyme, which has been found to protect and significantly increase the percentage of healthy fats found in cell membranes and other cell structures. Therefore is it likely very beneficial for brain health. Thyme also contains a variety of flavonoids, including apigenin, naringenin, luteolin, and thymonin. These flavonoids increase thyme's antioxidant capacity, and combined with its status as a very good source of manganese, give thyme a high standing on the list of anti-oxidant foods.
The perfect light garnish. A wonderful addition to many soups, salads, sandwiches, stir fries, or any other dish that starts with 's'. </br></br>A five ounce serving of onions contains about 60 calories and no fat or cholesterol. Onions are an excellent source of vitamin C, plus offer vitamin A, vitamin B-complex, magnesium, potassium, calcium and fibre.
You can tell spring is near when Spring Onions show up in your box. Just like Green Onions but with some extra spice. </br></br>These red or white spring onions come shoot and bulb. They are super flavorful as they are fresh from the earth at this time of year. They taste amazing stir fried with veggies or added raw or roasted to soups or salads.
Two pounds of red onions that'll sweeten up any dish and add some spice to your sandwiches and/or salads. </br></br>Red onions have a high polyphenol content, including a rich concentration of flavonoid polyphenols. Among the flavonoids, they also provide a particularly large amount of quercetin, which has been shown to have anti-inflammatory benefits.
A half pound of leeks! Enjoy the mild & sweet onion taste of leeks. Great for sauteeing, or in quiches. </br> </br> Leeks are a good source of iron, vitamin C and folate. They, like other Allum family members (onions, garlic), are rich in antioxidants such as polyphenols and flavenoids. This means they're healthy for our hearts.
Windy White is a special variety of garlic unique to the Edibles Farm. Grown and cultivated over 25 years by the founder, this porcelain garlic is super tasty and a very well rounded varietal. </br></br>This spirited garlic has a variety of clove sizes. From 4-15 cloves per bulb, you'll have lots of great sizes to choose from. So if you need a little or a lot you'll be covered.
Russian garlic has a strong garlic flavour and a warm sweet aftertaste. Not only is Garlic widely used in many dishes but it is also reported that with regular use garlic helps to reduce blood cholesterol levels as well as blood pressure. An interesting tip for all gardeners is that, like other members of the onion family, garlic is reputed to keep insects and fungal diseases at bay. By growing clumps of garlic throughout your garden you may be able to ward off some common problems like aphids.
White Garlic becomes Black Garlic following a month-long fermentation process under strictly controlled heat and humidity. This very specific process results is a soft, jelly-like texture that is free from odour and has a taste similar to figs.<br><br> From a nutritional point of view, Black Garlic has a much higher content of allicin, the active ingredient in White Garlic that imparts its benefits, but without the odour. Additionally, Black Garlic is rich in amino acids and has almost double the amount of antioxidants when compared to White Garlic. But that is not the whole story.<br><br> Black Garlic also contains an additional very specific compound called S-Allycysteine (SAC) in very high concentrations, compared to White Garlic which is water soluble and thus absorbed easily within the body. S-Allylcysteine has been shown to assist with the absorption of allicin. This makes Black Garlic much more effective than White Garlic for all the benefits mentioned above and additionally it is well tolerated by the digestive system so the chance of gastric distress is completely minimised. <br> The black garlic is shelf stable. Because of the high sugar content, it is quite a bit like honey. The main thing is to keep it from drying out, which is why we keep it in resealable bags.
Scapes are the greens of a garlic plant. Delicious to munch, pickle or fry. The perfect cure for any cold and sweeter than garlic bulbs. </br> </br> All varieties of garlic possess antibiotic properties to some forms of bacteria, viruses and intestinal parasites. Plants in the garlic family lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and may also be used a diuretic, an anti-inflammatory agent, an expectorant or a decongestant. Both garlic and onions contain allylic sulfides, which are being studied for their ability to help prevent certain types of cancer and coronary disease.
Fresh picked garlic bulb! This garlic is not cured like the ones you find all winter. Make sure to keep it stored somewhere that is well ventilated. </br></br>All varieties of garlic possess antibiotic properties to some forms of bacteria, viruses and intestinal parasites. Plants in the garlic family lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and may also be used a diuretic, an anti-inflammatory agent, an expectorant or a decongestant.
Usually counted in the list of top 10 superfoods, turmeric is an excellent spice for your kitchen and your health. </br></br>Turmeric root has both culinary and medicinal benefits that can be attributed to curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric. It is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compound that is used throughout Ayurvedic and Chinese medicines to treat a wide variety of conditions, including flatulence, jaundice, menstrual difficulties, bloody urine, hemorrhage, toothache, bruises, chest pain, and colic._x000D_ Best stored in your freezer, and shaved off fresh when added to food.
Is it a Yam or Sweet Potato? Technically it is a sweet potato but a quick google search will tell you that in North America, the words Yams and Sweet potatoes are used interchangeably. </br> </br> The average consumer associates the orange fleshed tuber as a yam and the more firm, pale fleshed tuber as a sweet potato. While we recognize that calling it a yam is not botanically correct, we do it because that is what most customers know it as.
An exceptionally crisp and tasty carrot in four bright colours that light up your plate: white, yellow, light/dark orange, red, and deep purple. </br></br>This mix of carrots is rich in many nutrients and vitamins. Especially beta-carotene/vitamin A, are are shown to be helpful in protecting against cardiovascular disease. Purple carrots, in particular, are rich in anthocyanins.
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