Thursday, 12 April 2018

[分享]: 薰衣草知多少

薰衣草知多少:

古希腊时代,薰衣草被称为纳德斯 (Nardus),这个名称来自于叙利亚一个叫做纳达 (Naarda)的城市。

薰衣草的花一磅可以卖到一百迪纳里 (Denarii)。这个价钱约等于当时一个农场工人的一个月工资,或是理发师帮五十个人理发所得的报酬。罗马人会将薰衣草和各种香草一起放到洗澡水内,他们将这种沐浴的方法引进到不列颠 (Britain)。

薰衣草,Lavender一字源于拉丁文的 [Lavare],有洗净的意思。古代民间传说薰衣草一直作为治疗皮肤病的美妙补救方法。

*资料来源:好厨网

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Sharing of the day - Lavender facts

Sharing of the day: Lavender facts

Did you know that lavender was used in art during the period of Renaissance?

Painters (including famous Rubens) were using lavender to improve quality of colors on the paintings.


[Photo: Portrait of Susanna Lunden, called Le Chapeau de Paille, is a painting by Peter Paul Rubens, located the National Gallery, London. It was probably painted around 1622-1625~Wikipedia]

Sunday, 8 April 2018

Sunday, 1 April 2018