Spring onions are most often utilized raw. The whole onion can be flash blanched and grilled, which brings out more the robust and sweet elements of the onions, and makes them a bolder pair for fish and meats
It is the only lettuce type that does not occur in red form as well as green. Iceberg is the given name to dozens of cultivars of lettuce, all of which are adapted to specific planting regions and time periods.
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Lime mint is typically available in summer months.
Lime mint is hybrid of common mint, also known as garden mint. It is among many mints that have multiple uses in the kitchen for both savory and sweet applications. Mints are classified as aromatic herbs and they are almost exclusively perennials, rarely annuals. Most mints are grown from clippings as they are hard to reproduce from seed.
Lime mint is a citrus variety grown for its fragrant leaves. Mint is a natural bee attractor and insects pollinate up to 80% of the flowering plant population. Therefor, natural hybridization occurs often within the mint family. hence the evolution of lime mint as well as so many other mint varieties. Lime mint offers a slight fragrance and its flavor is an acquired taste, almost medicinal in quality. It lacks the true mint quality that common mint delivers.
Mentha piperita var. citrata. is lime mint's botanical name and it is a hybrid variety of mint. Mint hybrids occur commonly each year and although species within Mentha have origins within Europe, Africa and Asia, they have been naturalized in temperate regions of North America and Australia.