Vinegar has many medicinal properties and health benefits. Even better, it is easy to make your own vinegars at home.
Mint is a diverse herb that can be used in tea, sauce, and as part of the filling in a traditional Polish dumpling (or pierogi).
According to both Eastern and Western traditions, certain plants and herbs have youth-giving properties and can ensure that we live a long life.
Flowers don’t only belong as crystallized cake decorations – there’s a whole host of wild plants whose flowers you can use for all sorts of jams, sugars and syrups.
Basil, with its aromatic scent and sweet taste, often finds its way onto our dinner plates. But this most regal of plants is also connected with good health, love and... death.