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.
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 finest Chinese green tea is the first tea which was drank in history, it has always been cultivated in Chinese gardens in a wide variety. For some years now moving to Europe,the soft, subtle green tea is not only a wonderful breakfast drink, but also an ideal food companion.
Parsley is one of those herbs that seem indispensable in the Central European cuisine. The herb with smooth or crinkled leaves is often used for many dishes. In addition to soups, salads and potatoes, spicy flavor of the parsley fits well and able to be conjured up with other herb as creative dishes.
Organic vanilla powder-the black spots deserve attention. And not just because they are expensive. What would vanilla pudding, rice pudding and cream pot be without them? Certainly, real vanilla is something sensual delights.
Some love it, others never make friends with it because of its taste-the coriander. But before you become a fan or not, you should absolutely try their seeds (fruits) and the leaves, as they unfold on the palate is completely different. The seeds, however is a spicy-woody aroma with a sweet and peppery note which fits well into gingerbread or apple sauce, as in Indian curries. The use of leaves and seeds can also be easily combined.
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.