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Salvia (Sage)

Popular Mexican Herbs and Their Uses

Achiote, Annato: (Bixa orellana – Bixaceae): – Measles (ground seeds applied to bath) – Buccal sores (seeds steeped in water, as rinse) – Condiment and food colouring Aguacate: (Avocado, Persea americana): – Intestinal worms (grate 8 to 10 grams of fresh avocado-pit rind into a glass of water, and the next day sweeten it, drink, […]

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allspice, pimento

Herbs, Spices & their Complements

The following list includes the most common spices and herbs and, in general, the types of foods they’re compatible with: Allspice: Apples, beets, cabbage, caramel, cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, juniper, nuts, nutmeg, onions, pears, pumpkin, root vegetables, seaweeds Anise: Apples, beets, caramel, carrots, chocolate, citrus, cinnamon, coconut, cranberry, figs, root vegetables, seaweeds, stone fruits, tea Basil: […]

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