Foraging. History of cooking herbs

Mar 21, 2022 228

With their intense and enveloping aromas, bright colors and an unmistakable flavor, herbs are the elements that best characterize the Mediterranean diet, whose culinary tradition is in the amalgam of green sensations and fragrances. Aromas that awaken a collective olfactory memory, bringing back memories of seaside dinners and picnics enjoyed in the shade of ancient trees.

To trace the origins of the various uses of these fragrant plants, it’s necessary to go back about 60 thousand years: a period dating back to the first discovery of millefeuille and hibiscus inside a sarcophagus, archaeological remains that demonstrate the significant role that plants played in antiquity. 

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