Interesting and fun uses of potatoes...

Oct 15, 2012 by

The Incas used to use potatoes for healing: – Raw slices placed on broken bones to promote healing. – Carried to prevent rheumatism – Eaten with other foods to prevent indigestion. Various folk remedies use potatoes to: – Treat facial blemishes by washing you face daily with cool potato juice. – Treat frostbite or sunburn by applying raw grated potato or potato juice to the affected area. – Help a toothache by carrying a potato in your pocket. – Ease a sore throat by putting a slice of baked potato in a stocking and tying it around your throat. – Ease aches and pains by rubbing the affected area with the water potatoes have been boiled in. Some of the most famous potato dishes we enjoy today were created by mistake Collinet, chef for...

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Like it spicy? … Try MUSTARD!...

Oct 15, 2012 by

The Main Mustard Ingredient The main ingredient for any mustard is mustard seeds. There are white, yellow, brown and black seeds which come from the mustard plant. The most commonly found is the creamy yellow type, which is the least pungent. The brown type (or Indian mustard) is stronger in flavour, while the black mustard seed is the most powerful of all. Whole mustard seeds have a pleasant nutty bite to them and can be used to add piquancy to salad dressing and hot sauces. They are especially good when served with fish, chicken and pork and are also delicious added to creamy potato salad, pickles and chutneys. If you are new to using mustard seeds(especially the two hotter varieties) try with discretion to begin with, increasing the amount as you become more familiar...

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