Herbs & spices

On the Spice Trail

Mon, 08/11/2010 - 6:04pm

There’s no need to wait for spices to arrive via ancient trade routes. In the right climate you can grow your own and savour the heady fragrance and flavours of a fresh harvest. NICK ROMANOWSKI...

Burdock leaf in early autumn, ready for the roots to be harvested.

Herbs

Fri, 12/02/2010 - 12:06pm

Burdock (X Arctium lappa X) may be a tough, unglamorous and thistle–like, but it has a delicious edible root and invaluable medicinal uses, writes PENNY WOODWARD.

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