random food facts by @ShSerad part 4

Posted on October 2, 2010

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#Thai food is known for its enthusiastic use of fresh #herbs and #Spices. #FoodFacts

Common #herbs used in #Thai Food include cilantro, lemon grass, thai basils and mint.

Jasmine #Rice is a staple grain of #Thai cuisine, this naturally aromatic long-grained rice grows in abundance in #Thailand.

Shredded coconut and Ginko nut served in warm soup for dessert#Thai Food http://plixi.com/p/47588768

#Chamomile tea’s most well known benefit is as a sleep aid. It is often taken before bed to promote restful sleep. #TeaTime

#Chamomile has immune boosting properties, helps in the fight against colds and flu. #TeaTime

#Chamomile is a daisy-like flower. It has been used in herbal remedies for thousands of years. #Herbal #Flower http://plixi.com/p/48107994

For sleep disorder such as insomnia, simply make a #Chamomile tea 30-45 minutes before going to bed. #Herbal http://plixi.com/p/48108705

To help relieve eye fatigue&dark circles,put 2 #Chamomile tea bags in warm water, remove, let them cool to room temperature, place them on ur eyes.

The name of #Chamomile comes from the #Greek word meaning “ground apple”. #Herbal #Flower http://plixi.com/p/48111917

#Chrysanthemum‘s name from the #Greek Chrysanthos, meaning “golden flower”. #Herbal #Flower http://plixi.com/p/48120395

If u would be happy for a lifetime, grow #Chrysanthemums🙂 #Chinese #Saying

The #Chrysanthemum #Flower was introduced into Japan in the 8th century.

There is a “Festival of Happiness” in #Japan that celebrates the #Chrysanthemum #Flower. http://plixi.com/p/48121225

Yellow or white #Chrysanthemum #Flowers r boiled to make a sweet drink….known as #Chrysanthemum #Tea. http://plixi.com/p/48121835

#Chrysanthemum #Tea soothes the sore throat. It can be drunk to refresh the brain, and energizes the senses. #TeaTime

The word #Roti is derived from the #sanskrit word, meaning #Bread.

In #Thailand, #Roti refers to Maida Paratha, known in malaysia as #Roti canai & in Singapore as #Roti Prata. #Bread

Examples of Flat breads r: #Pita-Middle East, #Chapati & #Naan-India, #Tortilla-Mexico, #Focacia-Italy. #Bread

#Tortillas made from corn flour/wheat flour. They can be soft or crisp. Soft : used as #Burritos, Crisp: served as #Tostadas/#Corn chips.

#Bagels r like Doughnuts in appearance, round, chewy rolls & abt 10 cm in diameter…but the taste&texture is different. #Bread

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