No doubt Raspberries are tasty and juicy. But apart from the enthusiasm about this wonderful fruit, one should not forget the leaves of the plant because they truly deserve attention. The dried Raspberry leaves when infused in boiling water produces tea in yellow color with slightly spicy-sweet taste.
The Rooibos red tea tastes sweet and fruity which will not drag on long bitterness. The tea is unbeatable when sweetened with a little cream or honey and even tastier when spiced with cinnamon or vanilla. With a mixture of cold Rooibos tea, grape juice, apple juice, apples and grapes can conjure up an irresistable snack for kids.
For children or even adults, Dandelion flower is countless times always being blown to his friends in the face. But gradually, the herb is being rediscovered. Relevance that rediscovered includes the role as magical herbs, the role as woman’s best friend or even for relaxation or eases stress!
Sonnentor Small-Flowered Willow Herb tastes flowery and slightly bitter. In Waldviertel, there are a total of over 70 different varieties, but the small-flowered willow herb is in great reputation, which is cultivated by our farmers field-biologically. Thus, the small-flowered willow herb has a lot of hair (also known as wool) and the seeds are spread by wind.
The name Yarrow comes from Greek mythology. At the siege of Troy, Achilles met the beautiful Paris with a poisoned arrow, whereupon he was fatally wounded in the heel and then treated by the goddess Aphrodite with Yarrow. Yarrow should be tried not only because of its history but also for their aromatic and slightly bitter taste.
Cinnamon is a small evergreen tree which has the earthy-woody flavour fits into rice pudding, stewed fruits and cakes. The spice harmonizes well with all kinds of dried fruit. Highly recommended is a sweet couscous dish with dried fruit, apple slices, cinnamon and lemon juice.
The Stinging nettle is a plant that grows on nutrient-rich soil preferably close to the people, to fences and in gardens. It is up to one meter high with stinging hairs on leaves or stems and the tips break off when touched. The nettle is often associated with itching and burning rashes when touched and dismissed many times as weeds which should be better avoided.