Growing Culinary herbs
November 14, 2019
Last week I started to write about herbs, thinking I was writing about culinary herbs. Especially those that can be grown in the house and used fresh. Somehow the story took a turn and ended up on medicinal herbs. This week I’m going to try to rectify that and stay on topic.
Herbs have been used throughout history to flavor foods as well as for medicinal purposes. In fact, the earliest recorded references to herbs date back to between 13,000 to 25,000 BC as shown in cave paintings in France. The Egyptians were writing about herbs as early as the 28th century BC. The Sumerians described h...