A Sicilian recipe for spaghetti with courgette, mint and pecorino

Wild mint grows in the cracks between the steps just behind our house in Gela. So does another vigorous weed that smells a little like cat pee. And then there are the actual cats, also wild, which slink up and down the steps looking both terrifying and terrified. Neither, though, can quite snuff out the unmistakeable scent of the mint – a cool menthol breath mixed with something musty. Defiant clusters cling to neglected steps that lead down to a busy road in the middle of this industrial city in…

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How To Use Pudina (Mint) Leaves For Weight Loss

Mint leaves or commonly known as pudina is one of the widely used aromatic plants. Pudina is not just used for culinary purposes but it is widely known for its innumerable health benefits and medicinal properties. Pudina is being used as one of the chief ingredients even in ayurveda since time immemorial for the preparation of different ayurvedic medications. It might give you that bitter taste but slowly when you consume it for a long period of time you will tend to like the taste. Mint leaves are low in…

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