Saturday, April 28, 2012

Time to learn 6 facts about Thyme

1) To the Greeks, thyme was the equivalent to graceful elegance. The smell of thyme was an expression of stylish praise.

2) A soup recipe of 1663 recorded the use of thyme and beer to overcome shyness, while Scottish highlanders drank tea of wild thyme for strength and courage, and to prevent nightmares.

3) Thyme aids digestion of fatty acids, very suitable to be cooked with poultry and shellfish.

4) Thyme is very pungent when fresh.

5) Thyme is loved by bees for its honey.

6) Thyme will mature between 3-15 inches during its growing cycle.

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