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German herb sauce

I saw a recipe for a classic Frankfurt dish that combines an interested number of herbs… borage, chervil, burnet, sorrel, parsley, cress and chives. All of which are quite possibly growing in your herb patch presently. Or if they are … Continue reading

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Alexanders

A forgotten but slowly reviving treasure of the apiaceae family, Alexanders (also known as Horse Parsley) tastes like a pasley infused celery. Steam the stalks and buds.

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Apiaceae

You’ll recognise the apiaceae for their umbrella-like shape, alluring aromas and hollow stems. There are over 3,700 apiaceae species but particular favourites for pollinating insects and peckish people include angelica, anise, caraway, carrot, celery, chervil, sweet cicely, coriander, dill, fennel, … Continue reading

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sage

‘Sage is singularly good for the head and brain, it quickeneth the senses and memory, strengtheneth the sinews, restoreth health to those that have the palsy, and taketh away shakey trembling of the members.’ Gerarde’s Herball.

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botanical locker-exchange

With a mission to densify the pollinating potential of the bee sanctuary and a need to respond to the territorial bumble bees, we made a start on planting up the lockers with pollinator friendly herbs and flowers. 1/ the herb … Continue reading

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