Scientific name: Eryngium foetidum
Origin: Mexico and S America
Medicinal use:The leaves are used fresh, whole or chopped, as a substitute for coriander and parsley. In Panama, it is mixed with parsley, garlic, onion and chives to prepare “green recao”, a condiment widely used in the preparation of various stews, sauces and soups.
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WormseedCulinary Garden ₡1,700.00 Read more
₡1,700.00SKU: 0160 Category: Culinary Garden
Scientific name: Dysphania ambrosioides
Origin: S Mexico
Medicinal use:In Mexican gastronomy it is used in many dishes, such as corn and esquites, black beans, in some seafood soups such as chilpachole de jaiba, within a wide variety of broths, It is commonly believed that it prevents flatulence caused by consumption of beans. To be used in food, its flowers are removed and it is used as a condiment, adding a deep flavor, with bitter nuances and very aromatic, which is why it is used in moderation.
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ArracachaCulinary Garden ₡1,700.00 Add to cart
₡1,700.00SKU: 0220 Category: Culinary Garden
Scientific name: Arracacia xanthorrhiza
Origin: S America
Medicinal use:The uses of arracacha are very similar to those of potatoes. This tuber is used in South American gastronomy to prepare various dishes, soups, stews, meatballs, cakes, gnocchi, purees and garnishes. The arracacha provides a special flavor and color to the dishes. The young stalks can be consumed in salads. Given its nutritional value, the consumption of arracacha is recommended in the diet of children, the elderly and convalescent.
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NasturtiumCulinary Garden ₡1,700.00 Add to cart
₡1,700.00SKU: 0460 Category: Culinary Garden
Scientific name: Tropaeolum majus
Origin: S America
Medicinal use: In the kitchen, its tender leaves and very finely chopped flowers are used in soups and salads, giving a fresh and spicy flavor reminiscent of pepper or mustard. The flowers, due to their pleasant taste and appearance, are used to decorate meat, fish, salads and vegetables dishes. The plant is especially rich in vitamins and minerals and a remedy used to cleanse the blood, as it supports the body in its detoxification. The flavor of the leaves is slightly spicy. Optically, its crumbled leaves also enrich pasta dishes and pizzas.
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Grass, LemonChinese, Culinary Garden, Medicinal Garden ₡1,700.00 Add to cart
Scientific name: Cymbopogon citratus
Origin: SE Asia and E India
Medicinal use: It is used in Asian cuisine, especially in Thailand. In, it is one of the most used herbs to prepare tereré, the traditional drink of the country. Lemon tea, also known as lemon grass or zacatillo, is a citrus-scented plant native to India which is rich in antioxidants that help to relieve pain. One of the most important properties of this plant is that it helps lower the cholesterol level due to its antihypercholesterolemic properties.
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