Mint has a refreshingly cool, sweet flavor that livens up any dish. Brew these air-dried mint leaves for a refreshing hot beverage or add them to your iced tea. You can also use it as a seasoning for savory dishes or in desserts like meringues, cookies, and cakes.
Wrap the mint leaves in a paper bag or make sure that there is an ample amount of space available for air circulation and store them in the refrigerator
To best enjoy their refreshing taste, consider using them sparingly. Mint leaves work well in a variety of dishes, from beverages to desserts and salads. Add them at the last moment to preserve their aromatic essence. Experiment with different combinations to find the perfect balance that complements your dish.
Q: How do I clean and prepare fresh mint leaves for cooking?
A: To clean fresh mint leaves, gently rinse them under cold water and pat them dry with a paper towel or clean cloth. Remove the leaves from the stem by holding the stem and sliding your fingers downward to strip the leaves off.