Originally from the Middle East, today it is cultivated mainly in the Mediterranean area and in India.The seeds of anise have digestive properties and help against bloating. When in infusion together with fennel seeds they help to deflate the belly!In cooking the anise seeds can be used for sweet and savory preparations, whole or minced. In second courses of meat give an intense aroma especially in slow cooking and over low heat, such as braised meat or stew.You can also try them as a digestive infusion in the evening, adding ice to create a thirst-quenching drink or for liqueur preparation.
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Black sesame seeds
Rich in vitamins, a plant source of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and iron, Sesamo Nero seeds are a functional food for a healthy and natural nutrition. They have a high content of vegetable proteins, amino acids, and above all calcium, they play a restorative and fortifying function of the bones and tissues. Sesame seeds develop and amplify their unique flavor during roasting, which gives a special touch to bread and crackers.In Japanese and Chinese cuisine, they are used on rice, fish or vegetables.
Cumin is one of the most loved and widespread spices in the world. It can be found in the form of whole seeds or ground. In addition to being used in a thousand recipes it is now highly valued also for its great beneficial and curative properties for the body, as well as being a portentous fat burner. It is mainly found in the cuisine of North Africa, India and the Middle East, but it has also become widespread in Europe and America. In Mexico it is an essential component of the guacamole sauce, while in Europe it is used on meat and vegetables, to flavor bread or some types of cheese.
Fennel seeds are a real boon for all those who often suffer from intestinal problems: they reduce boating, help digest and eliminate intestinal gas and cramps. Fennel and wild fennel are used extensively in the kitchen with both savory dishes and desserts and leavened products.Typical use of fennel seeds to flavor meat, grilled and roasted, especially pork, sausages, recipes with eggs, sauces.An example is the traditional pasta with sardines, prepared with wild fennel. Fennel seeds are also excellent for flavoring bread, donuts, crackers, breadsticks and liqueurs. In the latter case they are often used together with anise and other aromatic herbs
True Superfood, contains surprising amounts of calcium, omega 3 and omega 6, antioxidants, vitamins, and proteins similar to those of fish.You can add a couple of teaspoons to cereals or raw salad, along with salt or gomasio, and extra virgin olive oil .. In addition, the seeds soaked in fruit juice, milk of all kinds or water develop a thickening gel that will turn into a sweet dessert. Appetite suppressant drink - Soak a tablespoon of seeds in 300 cc of water. Add lime or lemon juice. The gel thus obtained slows down the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates and makes you feel full for longer