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  • Chinese Chives

    Chinese Chives

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    Chinese chives or garlic chives have flat dark green leaves with white flowers. Its taste is stronger than chives in the U.S. Both leaves and flowers are edible. They are available at Asian groceries. The leaves are flat and will wilt when cooked quickly in a hot wok. There are 2 types available, green and…Read More+Read More »
  • Chestnuts as a remedy: protect the kidneys and are full of vitamins

    Chestnuts as a remedy: protect the kidneys and are full of vitamins

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    Chestnuts are attributed to medicinal properties, and because of their high energy value, are especially recommended for athletes and children. They help with kidney and digestive problems, chestnut tea works great in relieving the symptoms of asthma and bronchitis, and can be eaten in soups and salads. Nothing resembles autumn like hot chestnuts warming frosty…Read More+Read More »
  • Chilli

    Chilli

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    The chili pepper (also chile, chile pepper, chilli pepper, or chilli), is the fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum which are members of the nightshade family, Solanaceae. Chili peppers are widely used in many cuisines as a spice to add heat to dishes. The substances that give chili peppers their intensity when ingested or…Read More+Read More »