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Visita il Mugello, culla dei Medici, a due passi da Firenze e le bellezze toscane
 

Herbs and flowers

 

 
 

Centocchio, Stellaria media

Family of cariofillaceae

It is a very common herb found in kitchen gardens or along the ditches of fields or near the ruins of rural houses.

Use
Spring is the best period to pick up this herb, which can be used in mixed salads, flavoured with "salvastrella" and chicory, or sautéed with butter.

Picture and text of Tebaldo Lorini
Translated by Gianna Toni
 
 
 
   
 
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