Wormwood is a perennial branching. Its height reaches 0.5-2 meters, less often 2.5 meters. The stem is erect, brownish with a purple tint. The section is angularly ribbed. Wormwood is different from common wormwood with strongly dissected leaves. It tastes very bitter. Has yellow flowers.
Culinary recipes of wormwood, salad, vegetables and tincture of wormwood. Useful properties and nutritional value of common wormwood.
The common wormwood herb contains protein, starch, essential oil, tannins, organic acids, ascorbic acid and carotene. The roots contain coumarin, alkaloids and resin. Wormwood is used in cooking as a seasoning, for flavoring salads, fried or stewed meat, drinks and vodka.
Culinary recipes of dishes and drinks from common wormwood.
Grind boiled beets (150 g). Add slices of pickled cucumber (100 g), potato (60 g), chopped herring (100 g), grated horseradish (25 g), wormwood powder (on the tip of a knife), chopped boiled egg. Add mayonnaise or sour cream sauce. Sprinkle with dill, parsley and green onions.
Roasted meat with wormwood.
Slices of meat (400 g) beat and fry. 3 minutes before ready to sprinkle with powder from common wormwood (on the tip of a knife). Add spices.
Marinated wormwood meat.
In a marinade (500 ml) place a gauze bag with dry wormwood (1 tablespoon). Then add meat (500 g). Let it brew for about 4 hours. Then the meat can be fried or stewed.
Stuffing minced meat (400 g) with white bread soaked in milk (70 g). To stir thoroughly. Add chopped garlic (2 cloves). To salt. Add wormwood powder (2 g). To stir thoroughly. From this mass to form cutlets. Bread them in breadcrumbs. Fry.
Wormwood stewed vegetables.
Grind beets (100 g) and carrots (100 g). Place in a bowl with preheated vegetable oil (50 g). Simmer until half cooked. Then add chopped cabbage (80 g) + potatoes (80 g) + onions (50 g) + wormwood powder (2-3 g) + dill and caraway seeds + bay leaf. Simmer until tender over low heat..
Grind dried air of common wormwood. Sift.
Drink from common wormwood.
Boil dried wormwood (5 g) in 1 cup of water. Cool. Strain the broth. Dissolve honey in it (25 g). Add cranberry juice. Add water to a volume of 1 liter.
In 1 liter of vodka add dried wormwood herb (5 g). Insist 2 weeks. Strain. Add granulated sugar dissolved in a small amount of water (20 g).
Based on the book Survival beyond the threshold of civilization.