Feel free to get creative and come up with your own combinations to include this amazing essential oil in your daily routine. Heres a description about the bergamot herb also known as bee balm and some suggestions on how to use it.
However these recipes are just a start.
Bergamot recipes. The Best Bergamot Recipes on Yummly Rosemary Bergamot Cookies Bergamot Marmalade From Leftovers Spiced Bergamot Beard Oil. Prepare five 1 cup 250ml canning jars by covering them with water in a large stockpot bringing the water to a boil and keep it hot. Sent by Morgan Editor.
The bergamot herb in my garden is beautiful this spring Id love to get some ideas for cooking baking and infusing with it. Cut the skins of the bergamot with the pith clinging to it into small dice. This dish below is grilled octopus with potato cream parsley oil and burnt bergamot peel from restaurant La Pavona sul Sofa.
There are two main varieties Mondarda didyma or scarlet bee balm is what youll see most commonly in garden perennial bedsMondarda fistulosa or wild bergamot is the wild version native to the United States. Danielle Patterson chef owner of COI restaurant in SF writes of bergamot. Separate the egg yolks from the white and add a pinch of salt to the egg whites and whisk them until stiff.
You can add just about any kind of flavor enhancer that you like to a shortbread recipe to make it your own. It can also be used for ceviche. Work the egg yolks with the sugar until you get a frothy cream.
2 drops Bergamot. It uses Eagle rare bourbon. Then set them aside.
Bergamot is a good match for seafood and also stronger meats such as game. 1 drop ylang ylang. The Best Bergamot Recipes on Yummly Breakfast Greek Yogurt Cheesecake With Bergamot And Spelt Breakfast Greek Yogurt Cheesecake With Bergamot And Spelt Bergamot Mojito.
Facial and Hair Cleanser. EARL-GREY CHOCOLATE SHORTBREAD Shortbread is a good way to experiment with flavors that you like. I used both the oil and the tea to make this DIY Bergamot and Earl Grey soap.
1 drop ylang ylang. 2 drops Pink Pepper. Both species are edible and medicinal and have similar properties.
The tiny flecks of tea that dot the bars will over time bleed into the soap around them. After weighing all the ingredients mix the flour and yeast. Place the bergamot skins with the liquids and sugar stir and bring to a boil over high heat.
Anger Be Gone. The juice can be added as a souring agent to sauces and dressings. In this recipe Earl Grey tea is the chosen flavor with its slight earthiness and bergamot.
One of the simplest and most effective ways you can use bergamot is as a cleanser for your skin and hair. Heres a recipe for octopus scented with bergamot. Readers what do you make with bergamot herb.
Its a palm-free recipe with a scent that will please both men and women. They also both grow readily from seed and you can find cultivated bee balm seed here and wild bee balm seed here. Bergamot is a citrusy and uplifting essential oil thats used to flavor Earl Grey tea.
This cocktail with bergamot juice and a Amaro an Italian digestivo that can be made from a number of interesting igredients such as artichokes walnuts licorice and herbs has the potential of being the devils drink.