Amuse bouche: Damn it, Basil! Grow!

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Ancient Greeks and Romans believed that you had to scream and curse at basil seeds while planting to get them to grow properly.

Source: Foodreference.com “Basil” page


Amuse Bouche: Noun. Etymology: French: literally, entertains the mouth. A small, complimentary appetizer served at the beginning of a meal to awaken the taste buds. Leena Eats definition: a quick shot of gastronomic knowledge for the brain.


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