It's not just the conventional ingredients that lift the world's top cuisine. In fact, the best chefs have been promoting a more in-depth study about plants, to know which ones are edible and which flavour profiles can lead to their confections.Many highly nutritious and edible plants are still far from common knowledge, being used mainly by those who dedicate their lives to the elaboration of new and exquisite dishes.Today, we will know some of the most nutritious and tasty plants, which can help to elevate culinary dishes of distinction and contribute, at the same time, to a healthier organism.Come and see 7 examples of edible plants in haute cuisine.
1.Acácia BrancaTherelationship between moringa and the fight against malnutrition has made this plant an acclaimed choice by many people. Besides being nutritious, the plant also has the ability to help mothers in the lactation phase. In the middle of cooking, it can be consumed by boiling its leaves, using it in sandwiches, salads or juices and still using it in hot dishes (such as quiches or pizzas).
2.tageteThetagete is another plant that can be used in cooking.
Very aromatic, this plant gives the food an aniseeded, almost sweet touch. This plant can be used in hot dishes, such as soups; in seasoning carbes and fish or in infusions. Besides, its flower is ideal to eat raw, in salads.
Thisherb is considered by many to be harmful. It grows naturally and spontaneously, especially in the wettest areas.
Very nutritious, this herb helps to prevent health problems like high cholesterol, anemia and high blood pressure.
Thisbeautiful and colorful flower is widely used by the chefs of the best restaurants for two reasons: for its beauty in the decoration of a dish and the versatility of its confection. The flower and the leaf of the perfect love are ideal to eat raw or cooked, adapting very well to soups, hot or cold salads and drinks. This flower is also used in jams and desserts, due to the versatility of its flavor.
5.brush flowerThebrush flower, also known as serralhinha, is acclaimed in cooking. The leaves of this plant can be used in cold dishes such as salads or juices; while the flowers help to elevate the flavor of soups or pasta and rice dishes.Brush blossom risotto is one of the acclaimed delicacies of today's high cuisine.In addition, the infusion of its leaves can help to improve health and prevent inflammatory problems such as urinary infection.
SaiãoThe Saiãois a plant whose leaves can be used in salads and detox juices.
This leaf is known for the relief of stomach problems, including gastritis and ulcers.