Cooking with EO
Essential oils included in your cooking, what a wonderful idea!
The following four groups of essential oils which are: herbal, spice, fruit, and flower, are great addition and go well with your recipes.
They could be added to your soups, meat, fish, vegetables, dressings, bread, cake, and other desserts.
Cooking with essential oils has more than one advantage. It is more economical than regular dry spices, because only one drop could be used to add a good flavour to your favorite meals. It also adds a good source of vitamins and helps the digestive system to work better.
Get the therapeutic benefits of using essential oils with your cooking.
Here are four recipes to show you how easy it is to use essential oils
Carrot and mandarin soup
- 450g of grated carrots
- 1 grated potato
- 1 small cut onions
- 25g of butter
- 600ml of vegetable broth
- Salt & pepper
- 4 drops of Mandarin essential oil
Warm up a pan and melt butter before adding the grated carrots, potato, salt, and pepper. Cover the pan and let it heat up at low temperature for 10 minutes. Add the vegetable broth and bring up to a boiling point. Add the 4 drops of essential oil (Mandarin) and let it slow-cook for another 10 minutes. Soup should be served very hot.
Lemon Sole and Almonds
- 2 Sole fillets
- 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
- 3 drops of Lemon essential oil
- 1 tablespoon of crushed almonds
- Salt & pepper
Mix up together the vegetable oil, essential oil (Lemon), salt, and pepper. Brush the mixture on the fish. Remove the excess oil and spread the crushed almonds on the fish. It is now ready to go in the oven.
- 1kg of new potatoes
- 4 tablespoon of mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon of cut chives
- 1 small onion cut very fine
- 5 drops of Lemon essential oil
- 1 drop of Mint essential oil
Cook the potatoes and when done let them cool down. Mix up the two essential oils (Lemon and Mint) together and mix them up with the mayonnaise, chives, and onions. Pour it on the potatoes; let it cool down some more, and serve.
- 4 tablespoon of honey
- 1 the spoon of mustard powder
- 2 drops of Lemon essential oil
- 2 drops of Orange essential oil
Mix all the ingredients together and brush it on the chicken. It is now ready to go in the oven.