Mint
Scientific Name: Mentha
Country of Origin: Mediterranean

Mint is an herb that comes in many varieties including spearmint, peppermint, and chocolate mint. Spearmint is the variety generally used in cooking, while peppermint and chocolate mint are generally preferred for baking. Fresh mint leaves can be steeped in hot water to make a delicious detoxifying tea. Mint is also a popular accompaniment to lamb and an essential addition to many Mediterranean salads and condiments.

Recipe
Lamb Meatballs with Mint

Mint
Scientific Name: Mentha
Country of Origin: Mediterranean

Mint is an herb that comes in many varieties including spearmint, peppermint, and chocolate mint. Spearmint is the variety generally used in cooking, while peppermint and chocolate mint are generally preferred for baking. Fresh mint leaves can be steeped in hot water to make a delicious detoxifying tea. Mint is also a popular accompaniment to lamb and an essential addition to many Mediterranean salads and condiments.

Recipe
Lamb Meatballs with Mint