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Chives and making a chives mayonaise

Making your own chive mayonaise | insimoneskitchen.com

This time a plant in the spotlight that makes me really happy: chives.

I truly enjoy this easy herb in the spring and summer when it is a coming and going of the bumble bees and bees who hover around the chives flowers. And apart from that the subtle onion flavor is a great addition to almost any dish. How well did mother Nature make this one?

Of course – as it tends to go with most herbs – there are a couple of medical implications to using chives. It is claimed to have done a re-entrance into the kitchen because of the good influence it is claimed to have on our digestion and appetite. Next to that apparently chives helps in burning fat, gives energy, is good against wurms and against coughing.

It’s chock full of vitamin A and K and is also good for (can we all remember?) your skin, eyes and general health.

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