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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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In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients except the filling, mint leaves, olives and Tzatziki and mix well.
Just before serving, scatter with the remaining rose petals and decorate with mint leaves.
1 tablespoon dried mint leaves or 3 tablespoons fresh
Try these lamb burgers from chef Geoffrey Smeddle INGREDIENTS: For the lamb burgers 900g (1 and 3/4lb) lean minced lamb 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 red onion, grated 1/4 tsp ground turmeric 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp fennel seeds, crushed 1 piece fresh ginger, 3cm long, peeled and grated 1 red chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped 2 tsp fresh mint leaves, chopped 2 tsp chopped coriander 2 egg yolks 1 pinch each of salt and pepper METHOD: 1.
SERVES 12 For the base: | Eight digestive biscuits, crushed | 75g butter, melted | 1 tbsp caster sugar For the cheesecake: | 350g cream cheese | 85g icing sugar | Finely grated zest of 1 orange and 2 lemons | 1 tbsp each of fresh orange and lemon juice | 300ml double cream, whipped For the jelly: | 150ml Pimm's | 135g block of full-sugar strawberry jelly, cut into cubes | A few mint leaves | A few strawberries, hulled and sliced Start making this the day before you need it.
In a blender, combine the cranberries, mint leaves and tequila.
BLACKBERRY & MINT CAKE 225g unsalted butter at room temperature, plus extra for greasing 225g self-raising flour 2 tsp baking powder 225g caster sugar 4 large eggs, lightly beaten 1-2 tbsp milk, if needed 3 tbsp blackberry or blackcurrant liqueur (optional) 200g blackberries FOR THE MINT FROSTING 175g unsalted butter at room temp 75ml double cream 375g icing sugar A pinch of salt 1/4 tsp peppermint extract Green food colouring (optional) FOR THE DECORATION 100g dark chocolate (about 70%) 1 bunch mint leaves 90g blackberry jam 200g blackberries CONTINUED INSIDE Mouthwatering cakes, biscuits and breads FROM THE SHOW'S FINALISTS
This recipe makes 10-12 teacups or 6-8 longer drinks INGREDIENTS: 6 British strawberries, cores removed, handful of fresh mint leaves, ripped, 100ml freshly boiled water, 1 PG tips The Rich One teabag, 75g sugar, 50ml freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 1 1/2 lemons), 1/2 an unwaxed lemon''s rind, peeled and chopped, 15ml elderflower cordial, 100ml English apple juice, 200-400ml gin, 350ml soda water or sparkling water, 350ml English sparkling wine (or cava) FOR NON-ALCOHOLIC PUNCH: Use 150ml apple juice and 550ml soda water instead of the gin and sparkling wine GARNISH: Lots of fresh ice in big chunks, slices of cucumber skin, rose petals, slices of strawberries METHOD In a pestle and mortar, roughly crush the strawberries and mint leaves together.
Spice-crusted fillets of sole Ingredients 6 skinless lemon or Dover sole fillets ' lemon, juiced ' tsp salt and a pinch of white pepper For the Green Chutney 1 big handful coriander, chopped 7-8 mint leaves 2 green chillies ' tsp salt and 4 black peppercorns A few drops of lemon juice 3 cloves garlic 1 tbsp pine nuts 1 tsp sugar For the crust ' cup golden breadcrumbs 1 tbsp flaked red chillies 1 tbsp fresh mint leaves, chopped ' tsp turmeric Method 1.
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Keep in the freezer until serving with fresh mint leaves and a handful of raspberries.