Category : Μπαχαρικά - Βότανα - Τσάϊ

by Tettix

CHILLY PEPPERS CRUSHED

These hot chilly peppers have been part of cuisines in Mexico, India and Africa for centuries, but today, with their flavor, they have gained millions of people all over the world. They give spiciness to marinades, curry, sauces and they can be appli...

by Tettix

CINNAMON CEYLON POWDER

Fine flavorful Ceylon cinnamon powder from freshly ground cinnamon sticks is bound to give its delicately floral citrus aroma. Ceylon cinnamon powder is ideal for baking, or for dusting over coffee, fresh fruit, or pastries.Ceylon cinnamon has a mild...

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CARDAMOM SEEDS

The seeds come from the green cardamom pods of the plant of the genus name Elettaria which is native to India and Indonesia. Nowadays, it is cultivated also in Guatemala, Malaysia and Tanzania. Cardamom has an excellent, natural aroma and is one of t...

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ANISE SEEDS

Anise seeds, (Pimpinella anisum) come from a flowering plant native to the eastern Meditteranean region. Their sweet flavor is similar to that of the staranise and they are used for flavoring food, sweet bread, liquers and teas.Anise seeds are also w...

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ALLSPICE

The dried berries of the plant Pimenta dioica, are a little bigger than black peppercorns and they are known for their aromatic properties. The best quality allspice comes from the plantations in Mexico and Jamaica where the soil fully supports its a...

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JUNIPER BERRIES

Juniper (Juniperus communis) is an evergreen shrub belonging to the plants of the Greek flora and has needle-like, spiked, narrow leaves.The fruits of the plant, known as juniper berries, are approved by the German Commission E for use in treating he...

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OREGANO BUNCH

Oregano (Origanum vulgare) is a perennial member of the mint family, that is native to the Mediterranean region, especially to Greece. The most famous Greek plant makes its appearance in late Spring, when it begins to bloom, giving its characteristic...

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FOENUGREEK SEEDS

Foenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) is an annual plant with leaves consisting of three small oblong leaflets. Its seeds are small, smooth and brown, each divided into two lobes.The common name Foenugreek comes from the Latin foenum and Graecum....

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DITTANY

Dittany (Origanum dictamnus), known in Greek as "Diktamo", is a tender perennial plant with grey hairy leaves that grows up to 20-30 cm in height.It is a rare aromatic plant with therapeutic properties that only grows wild on the mountainsides and go...

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CHAMOMILE

Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) is a very common plant in Greece. It is an annual plant, with characteristic delicate aroma.Its low tender stem has devided leaves that look like feathers. The flowers are yellowish and appear in mid-spring.It is con...

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LEMON BALM

Lemon balm (Melissa officinallis L.) is a perennial herb in the mint family Lamiaceae. Also known as Sweet Balm and Sweet Melissa, this member of the mint family is found in abundance in mountainous regions of Europe and is now cultivated in many par...

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LEMON VERBENA

Lemon verbena (Lippia citriodora), also known as Herb Louisa, is a small, woody, perennial shrub native to Chile, Argentina and Peru. Its shiny, pale-green, lance-shaped leaves, not only provide visual interest, but also release a mild lemon-like sce...

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CISTUS CRETICUS

Cistus creticus is a small, bushy shrub up to 1 meter high. Its leaves are opposite, ovate  and hairy with pink flowers.It is an aromatic healthy herb, that in the form of tea, offers the body its beneficial essences, mainly located in its green leav...

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MOUNTAIN TEA

Greek mountain tea (Sideritis raeseri), is an annual or perennial herb, that grows in high altitudes, with little or no soil, often on the surface of rocks.It is a highly aromatic, herbal tea, drunk for centuries for its beneficial properties.The tea...