Peppermint (mentha piperita)


Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is a classic culinary and medicinal perennial herb grown for its aromatic leaves. It’s an extremely versatile herb and easy to grow in both the garden and in pots on a patio, balcony or windowsill.

Use chopped fresh leaves in hot water to make a refreshing tea, use with new potatoes or make a mint sauce to accompany roast lamb. Mint is very useful for all kinds of sweet and savoury dishes.

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