nettle


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to trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

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Some cooks prefer to blanch nettles in boiling water, but I saute them, adding just a splash of liquid, as with cooking most other greens.
BLANCH nettles, squeeze dry, and substitute for basil in your
It's a windy, grey Monday morning as I prepare to go to Gibside and the sky doesn't look too promising - I'm sure it's going to rain - so I pack up all the waterproof clothing I can find as well as a pair of gloves to pick the nettles.
Nettle has also long been revered for its benefits to the kidneys and adrenals.
Despite being much maligned, nettles are a terrific source of food - for people, insects and other plants.
Did you know, for instance, that the nettle is one of the most important native plants for wildlife in the UK, supporting over 40 different species of insects?
It is held every summer at the Bottle Inn in Dorset, since 1986 when two farmers argued about who had the longest nettles on their land.
An episode in the new STV series sees him hanging from a helicopter over Snowdonia while rescuing a team of hikers - and Nettles, 62, shunned the offer of a body double, and completed the stunt himself.
Fresh nettle has been used as a wash for the hair, some say it will wash away gray with continued use.
A BIZARRE new food craze is sweeping the country - nettle soup.
You need to pick the nettles when they are young, or pick the new shoots, otherwise they can be a little bit woody and tough So to find out how you can get involved in this awareness week (May 14-25), from creating a nettle patch in your garden to trying out some of the nettle recipes, visit the Be Nice to Nettles Week website and do your bit to celebrate the humble nettle.
WHY not try the Wartime Housewife's special recipe for nettle soup?
The RSPB said the native stinging nettle supports more than 40 kind of insects, attracting birds and other insect eaters such as hedgehogs, frogs and toads, while their seeds provide food for the likes of house sparrows and chaffinches.