Spice Trade — mint

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Nutrition and buying tips: Mint

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Regency Grade Pure Mint Flakes Below are average values per 1 tsp (0.5g) of dried mint flakes   ProximatesWater 0.06gEnergy 1kcalProtein 0.10gTotal lipid (fat) 0.03gCarbohydrate, by difference 0.26gFiber, total dietary 0.1g MineralsCalcium, Ca 7mgIron, Fe 0.44mgMagnesium, Mg 3mgPhosphorus, P 1mgPotassium, K 10mgSodium, Na 2mgZinc, Zn 0.01mg VitaminsVitamin C, total ascorbic acid 0.0mgThiamin 0.001mgRiboflavin 0.007mgNiacin 0.033mgVitamin B-6 0.013mgFolate, DFE 3µgVitamin B-12 0.00µgVitamin A, RAE 3µgVitamin A, IU 53IUVitamin D (D2 + D3) 0.0µgVitamin D 0IU LipidsFatty acids, total saturated 0.008gFatty acids, total monounsaturated 0.001gFatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.016gCholesterol 0mg Tips on buying quality Mint Flakes Just like with Oregano, Mint is also a...

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Fattoush – bursting with lime, the lebanese salad we all love

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When we lived in Dubai, we used to love eating Fattoush as a snack. It tastes extremely fresh, and is much better than your ordinary salads thanks to the spices used. The sumac and lime combined result in a really strong sour flavour that perfectly complement the cucumber and tomatoes. Fattoush also tastes yum as a filling for pita pockets. Add some hummus, maybe a falafel and you’ve got a whole meal right there. Enjoy! Recipe: Fattoush Salad Ingredients For the dressing50ml olive oil1 teaspoon dried lime powder OR the traditional version using 1 lime, juice and zest1 garlic clove, crushed2...

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