Tag: Plants

  With a sharp citrus flavour, which many people describe as a green apple flavour, this little green leafy plant was traditionally used to add sharpness to dishes, before we had access to lemons.  Great in salads, soups, sandwiches, sorbets or desserts like this one.  The added bonus is it’s…

Lime/Linden:  Tilia sp.    The Linden or Lime tree, spread across much of Europe, at the end of the last ice age, around 8000 BC. In fact, it was the dominant broad leaved species across much of England and Wales, not Oak, as many would believe. Once a common sight…

Borage / Spring / Summer / Edible Borage (Borago Officinalis) Identification A common annual, flowering plant. The leaves, stems  and flowers are all edible. Common Names Borage, Star Flower, Herb of Courage. Botanical Name Borago Officinalis Scientific Classification Kingdom – Plantae Order – Boraginales Family – Boraginaceae Physical Characteristics for…

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