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In the Kitchen: Corn silk tisane (tea) & making a herbal tincture.

After harvesting my flint corn cobs I saved the silks as I heard they were good for making a healing tisane (or tea). Here I take my first sip…….and explore using tinctures to preserve medicinal herbs.

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Vivi’s Kitchen Garden 236: What goes up must come down.

Warning: this video contains a full 9 minute piece of classical music. For those of you who know it, enjoy where it goes. For those of you who don’t know it please sit back, relax and immerse yourself in it…..and enjoy the denouement… will definitely recognise it. The piece is from ‘Orphée aux enfers’ by Jacques Ofenbach.