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The great leader of the chef on S.Cicchi herbs, aromatic plants, herbs, edible wild herbs, cured with herbs, herbs, spices.

A guide dedicated to all those people who love the natural cooking. More and more people are approaching this practice, that in addition to let us stay in touch with nature, to the satisfaction of cooking something really good, and with tastes that we no longer belong. And it is also extremely economical.
Of course the benefit and well-being in the research of wild herbs, and must avoid incurring unpleasant incidents, It is therefore essential to take into account some rules.
Before eating grass and need to be certain you know ..( in doubt abstain) remember that many herbs are poisonous,and some deadly. And not recommended collecting herbs in the meadows and soils near roads with heavy traffic, in soils treated with pesticides, villas towns. And preferable harvesting in dry fields, not densely planted, optimal in uncultivated, away from the road network. Certainly, if we respect scrupulously these few indications will draw from our research is the more positive of everything that mother nature can donate. This helpful guide has been made with the help of her mother, some aunts and some old lady of the country, great connoisseurs of edible wild herbs, I also have handed down the following helpful tips:

  1. Do not pick herbs on roadsides or in parks frequented by dogs or other animals
  2. Do not pick anything you do not know
  3. Do not let the grass collected in plastic bags and not keep it crowded: arrived home distributed grass that is not consumed immediately on sheets of newspaper or wood panels, better yet let it dry in the sun. In any case smuovetela frequently.
  4. Do not pick up diseased plants or moldy
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The Cime Di Rapa Wild

The Cime Di Rapa Wild

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The Pizza With Spices Of Health

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Sale Aromatizzato All'Origano

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Oil flavored with turmeric

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The fritters Elder Flowers

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Flavored with Basil Oil

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Preparation Oil Rosemary Mediterranean

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Basil On Pizza

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chicory

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