Pistacia lentiscus is found throughout the Mediterranean region and has been cultivated in some parts. The berry is round and black. It is the resin fom this shrub which was used in cooking in ancient times and is still used today.
Shinos – Σχίνος (Pistacia lentiscus) Arbaroriza – Kiouli – Scented pelargonium Marjoram Makes an excellent tea and is widely used as seasoning in cooking. Resembles oregano and combines perfectly with meat, fish and pasta dishes. It aids digestion, helps to lower blood pressure and blood sugar levels, soothes the throat and is diuretic. Oregano The most popular […]
Ingredients: 4 kilos of pork (with fat) coarsely minced 1/2 a cup of salt 1/2 a cup of coriander seeds Pork intestines Black or red dry wine (preferably homemade) 1 1/2 tsp of Black pepper or to taste 6 tsp of Shinos (Optional) Flakes of red hot chilli pepper (Optional) – Note: – Shinos is […]