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The Refreshing Flavors of Mint

Posted by Melissa Lopez on

Cool, bright, green and refreshing, the smell and sight of mint instantly conjures up images of spring. This perennial herb is surprisingly versatile and a welcome addition to everything from chutney and pasta to ice cream and Moroccan tea.   While more than 30 mint herb varieties exist, peppermint and spearmint are the two most commonly used. Peppermint has a relatively stronger, slightly peppery taste that pairs well with chocolate and other sweets, while spearmint, with a cooler, more subtle taste, is great for savory cooking.   Mint plays nicely with a variety of other spices, including cardamom, coriander, cumin,...

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