Roasted tomatoes soup with basil

Roasted tomatoes soup with basil

Added on: 2015-Feb-10

Preparation: Cut tomatoes in half, scoop out seeds and pulp, brush with olive oil and baked in hot oven at 200 °C for 45 minutes. If you want, you can also roast the garlic at the same time. In a large pot melt butter over low heat with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add chopped onion,...

Basil – from aromatic plant to cure plant

Basil – from aromatic plant to cure plant

Added on: 2014-Nov-17

Basil contains a large number of essential oils, which varies from one variety to another: eugenol (like clove), citrus (gives fragrance of lemon zest), anethole (which gives the sweet smell of aniseed), citronellol (as geraniums and roses) or pinene (which gives the aroma of pine oil). Also,...