Herbs and Spices

Herbs and Spices give flavour to foods and aid in healing the body. They have long culinary history and traditional uses from Chinese to Ayurvedic Medicine.

Cordyceps

Cordyceps

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Food , Health , Herbs and Spices , Superfoods
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Published April 11, 2019
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Updated September 13, 2019
Cordyceps owes its discovery to Tibetan herders, who would observe their goats, sheep and yaks consuming the fruiting bodies of Cordyceps as they grazed in the mountains and over time becoming stronger. Since then it has become an elixir for boosting human potential. In 1993 the Chinese Women’s Olympic  Running Team broke three world records, and it was not […]

Tarragon – The King of Herbs

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published September 11, 2017
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Updated September 10, 2019

Tarragon is the loveliest addition to a cream sauce. That is what I was hooked on making for the longest time, a bit of cream, tarragon, lion’s mane, some free-run chicken and a sprinkling of pepper, salt and Parmigiano Reggiano.  Tarragon it will elevate your dishes to another level. Below you will learn about tarragon’s […]

Turmeric – Curcumin an Anti-Inflammatory Superfood

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published July 20, 2017
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Updated June 3, 2019

Turmeric, the earthy herb of the sun, the golden spice of life this perennial root is native to Southeast Asia it is one of the most precious gifts from nature, used as a spice, food preservative, colouring agent and cosmetic. It is peppery, pungent, earthy, warm and bitter and today it is grown around the world, in India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Thailand,  South America and […]

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