Blue Potatobush (lycianthes rantonnetii): Lycianthes rantonnetii (blue potato bush) is a species of flowering plant in the family Solanaceae. It is native to Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina and Paraguay.Cultivated as ornamental the world over. The blue potato bush is one of about 150 species in the genus Lycianthes, which are found mostly in tropical regions of the Americas, and others located in the Asia-Pacific region. Lycianthes is apparently closely related to the chili peppers (Capsicum)…
Foods of Skyrim: Tomato Soup
Tomato soup with a Skyrim twist. Follows closely to the recipe in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. A great remedy to cold nights in Whiterun or Solitude. 2 large Leeks (3 small) 1 TB Butter 2 cups Broth of Vegetables 1 pound Tomatoes (pureed) 1 TB Garlic 1/4 tsp from Salt Pile 1 tsp Basil 1 tsp Black Pepper Info on Skyrim's tomato soup: http://elderscrolls.wikia.com/wiki/Tomato_Soup Restores 10 HP and 10 stamina!
How to Make Sofrito (according to wikipedia, culantro and ají dulce are distinct to the Puerto Rican recipe. There are simpler versions, though-like the Spanish recipe, which includes garlic, onion, peppers, tomatoes, and olive oil.) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sofrito video & listed recipe: http://video.about.com/latinfood/How-to-Make-Sofrito.htm
Africa pepper has antiseptic, antibacterial and carminative properties. It has beneficial antioxidant and cardiovascular effects and it benefits gastrointestinal functions. It is used in bursitis, diabetic neuropathy, osteoarthritis, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis and in a number of other diseases.