Aromatic Mint Herbs
₱79.00 / pack
Refreshing aroma, cool feel and subtle therapeutic sweet flavor. Be tempted and captivated by the magic of just a teaspoon of this herb to help you awaken your talent in the kitchen and reveal your culinary skills.
Freshly chopped, frozen gourmet herbs for your fruit salads, luscious desserts and a variety of main dishes.
This fragrant herb has been cultivated, harvested and prepared with expertise - quickly washed and cut, frozen less than 4 hours upon harvest (Individually Quick Frozen - IQF). This "express" preservation technique ensures to keep the taste and nutrient content of the fresh plant by fixing the essential oil in the heart of the plant. The elimination of the stems, the absence of wilting and aging of the fresh food guarantees no loss of use.
Mint aromatic herb or Mentha is used as a healthy garnish for its medicinal proprieties. It aids in treating asthma, relieving colds and helps stave off upper-respiratory infections, bites, body ache and headaches. It also helps in easing digestion and relieve nausea, reduce stress, fatigue, and depression. It is a good weight loss ally as well. Not to mention, it freshens the breath.
Fresh mint herbs have essential extracts and oils that are a source of antioxidants, like phytosterols, flavonoids, phenolic acids, anthocyanins, carotenoids among others. These have anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial properties and help build strong immune system. It is an excellent source of fiber, a good source of vitamins A, C and E as well as beta-carotene. It also has mineral contents such as calcium, iron, dietary fiber, magnesium, potassium, and manganese.
Turning this herb into a kitchen regular will not only enhance your cooking, your health will be enhanced as well.
How to Cook with Mint Herbs:
- great in pasta sauces, marinades, salsas and dips
- gives extra coolness to teas, jellies, and ice creams
- extra for lamb dishes
- superb addition to recipes like soups, curries, and salads
- great sprinkle to add flavor to your beverages, drinks and liquors
- mix together fresh fruits and exotic ingredients for a great finish to a meal (recipe below)
Take out from the freezer and get the needed amount for your recipes.
Put immediately back to the freezer to store.
Keep frozen (-18°C) in the freezer compartment.
Do not refreeze after defrosting.
In Greek Mythology, Menthe or Minthe is the water nymph who attracted the affection of a Greek God. This got the god's wife to be jealous who, in turn, turned the nymph into a plant. Since the god could not bring her back, he gifted her with a refreshing attractive scent. Hence, the herb mint.
Tropical Fruit Kebabs in Mint
*adapted from daregal.fr
2 tbsp grated cocunut
1 tbsp rum
2 glasses of cane syrup
2 tbsp frozen Mint Aromatic Herbs
Cut the melon in half, remove the peeps and make little balls with the flesh.
Cut the pineapple into dices.
Peel the bananas and the kiwifruits.
Cut the bananas into pieces and the kiwifruits into quarters.
Arrange the fruits and the mint into a dish.
Fill the dish with the cane syrup, the lemon juice and the rum.
Cover with cling film and leave to rest in the fridge for 30 minutes.
Turn the grill on.
Thread all the fruits onto the skewers alternatively. Set the marinade aside.
Cook under the grill for 5 minutes, turning occasionally and basting with the marinade.
Once they are cooked, sprinkle the kebabs with grated coconut. It is ready