Wild spearmint Wild mint, spearmint and apple mint
found in the countryside tend to have escaped from someone's garden and naturalised over time.
There are many types: apple mint
, spearmint, peppermint, and even a chocolate one that smells a bit like After Eights.
These botanicals, endemic to the Scottish island, are apple mint
, sweet chamomile, creeping thistle, downy birch, elder, gorse, hawthorn, heather, juniper, lady's bedstraw, lemon balm, meadowsweet, mugwort, red clover, spearmint, sweet cicely, bog myrtle (sweet gale), tansy, water mint, white clover, wild thyme, and wood sage.
A selection of fresh juices, prepared to order, include choices such as super green with apple mint
celery and lime and raw juice with carrot, cucumber, tomato, orange and apple.
I loved my sous vide compressed melon and feta with apple mint
dressing starter, which was followed by lemon and smoked garlic chicken.
The evening ended with the sweet dessert wine, Reserve Mouton Cadet Sauternes, paired with Warm Pear Clafoutis with apple mint
sorbet and nut crumble.
The spirit, made with locally-grown botanicals such as apple mint
, is the first made on Unst by The Shetland Distillery Company at the former site of RAF Saxa Vord.
11/2 cups of English curly mint, spearmint or apple mint
. Leaf only.
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Selections from the fresh and decadent menu included chilled gazpacho soup garnished with lemon verbena creme fraiche; roasted mixed beets, pea shoots, baby heirloom and mixed vegetables with peppergrass-rolled goat cheese and garlic-green onion vinaigrette; molasses and red pepper cured bacon wrapped catfish cake served with Southern Pecan barbecue sauce and topped with fried quail egg; smoked goat and beer-braised goat shoulder beggar's purse over creamed grits with au jus and apple mint
laced goat's milk yogurt sauce; and a dessert of honey, candied pecan, and herb goat's milk ice cream with an apple cider reduction and candied lemon zest, among other delicacies.
Protected with nets, the long list of vegetables include the common carrot, brinjal, potato, onion, cabbage and cauliflowers along with the celery, various types of lettuce, Italian basil, apple wax, rosemary, garlic, apple mint
, parsley, camomile, zataar from Lebanon, spinach, peppermint, ginger, curry leaves, lemon, French beans and mandarin.
Writing about their findings in the journal Oecologia, the researchers said that aromatic plants, including lavender (Lavandula stoechas), apple mint
(Mentha suaveolens), the curry plant (Helichrysum itlaicum) and Achillea ligustica, significantly changed the composition of bacterial communities living on blue tit nestlings.