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Men·tha

(men'thă),
A genus of plants of the family Labiatae. Mentha piperita is peppermint; Mentha pulegium, pennyroyal; Mentha viridis, spearmint.
Synonym(s): mint
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Mentha

genus of herbs in family Lamiaceae; unidentified toxin; clinical signs include incoordination, diarrhea; with some plants abortion and photosensitization also recorded; includes M. australis (native mint), M. longifolia (horse mint), M. pulegium (penny royal), M. satureioides (native mint).
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Kiwi, strawberry and mint detox: A liter and a half of water added to slices of kiwi and strawberries and mint leaves.
Strain the mint syrup into the fruit and Pimm's mixture, squeezing the mint leaves with your hands to extract their juices.
You may add mint leaves and cucumber slices into the serving glass as you serve to up the cooling effect.
This will save your fingers from the acid, and will also give you a tool to protect the mint leaves one they've been added to the build glass.
Serves Four For the carrots 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoons sherry vinegar 2 pounds of mixed heirloom baby carrots 2 cloves of garlic, finely grated 2 guindilla or dried chilis, ground 1 tablespoon coriander seed, ground 1 tablespoon cumin seed, ground 1 tablespoon mustard seed, ground 1 teaspoon black pepper corn, ground 1 teaspoon clove, ground 1 teaspoon star anise, ground * sea salt For the mint yogurt 1 cup full-fat plain yogurt 1 clove garlic * zest and juice of 1 lemon 1 cup mint leaves 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil For the garnish * fresh mint leaves 4 tablespoons toasted pistachios * drizzle of aged balsamic vinegar
Ingredients:A few springs of fresh mint leaves (20gm); 3-4 ginger slices - 10gm; 3 fresh lime wedges; 200ml Cranberry juice
In a blender, combine the cranberries, mint leaves and tequila.
Add the mint leaves right before the beans are fully cooked.
SIMPLE SYRUP 8 FRESH MINT LEAVES In a Boston shaker, muddle 8 fresh mint leaves with the simple syrup to release the mint aromas.
Add the mint leaves and the vinegar and mix again and season to taste.
Serves 4-6) * 1 garlic clove * 2tsp sea salt * 10 mint leaves * 500g (1lb 2oz) very young broad beans, podded weight * 100ml (3 1/2fl oz) extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling * 150g (5 1/2oz) pecorino cheese, freshly grated * 1tsp lemon juice * 6 slices of bread Put the garlic into a large mortar with one teaspoon of the sea salt and pound with a pestle to a fine paste.
To prepare Moroccan mint tea at home, you will need: 1) One large handful of fresh mint leaves (preferably spearmint of peppermint).