"Learn About..." is a recurring post where we'll look at lesser known herbs, greens, etc., and discuss their origin, health benefits, and everything in between!
Fenugreek, or faenugraecum in Latin, which means "Greek hay" as the dried plant was used as fodder, is a plant that's part of the pea family.
Its origins reach far back into history. Stemming from the Near East as long ago as 4000 B.C., fenugreek is common in Southern Asia, popular in Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi cuisine. It's an incredibly versatile plant, often used as an herb, spice, and vegetable. Continue reading “Learn About… Fenugreek” »