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“Munch” (to chew or eat audibly or with pleasure) and “Gulps” (to swallow rapidly in large amounts). A blog that sprung out of two sisters' passion for food. A compilation of food trips, food finds, recipes and other information akin to food. Be it high end or street food. Be it home-cooked or chef-made. Be it eaten hot or cold. Be it eaten cooked or raw. Let’s list and hunt for ingredients..let’s chop, slice, dice, mince, julliene..let’s boil, marinate, poach, bland..let’s stir-fry, barbecue, deep fry, bake..let’s plate and decorate..let’s mix, blend, squeeze and concoct. Let’s share recipes and other food information. Let’s Munch and Gulp..Bon Appetit and Cheers! =]

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Tea your blues away with Figaro's Herbal Blends

Figaro Coffee Company now offers a variety of herbal blends infused with herbs and fruits to soothe your senses this season. Figaro introduces four indigenous and original herbal blends: Sambong, Lagundi, Banaba and Pito Pito with distinct characteristics to relieve you from all the stress and diseases.

Figaro Sambong Blend is a hot cup of tea infused with basil and lemon believed to be a diuretic agent effective in dissolving kidney stones. Sambong leaves and roots when dried and made into tea is popular among elders who seek for herbal medicines to treat colds, sinuses and migraines. The aroma of Sambong Blend infused with the fragrant basil and the tanginess of lemon creates a relaxing and soothing experience with a distinct common juice taste you'd surely enjoy.

Figaro Lagundi Blend is a cup of hot tea infused with mint and orange believed to be an effective treatment for common cough, bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis and pharyngitis. The mix of orange and mint to the dried lagundi leaves creates a refreshing and comforting experience from any person who need healing from cough after that rough day at the office. 'Don't let that cough make you rough. The minty and fruity taste of Lagundi will give you that extra energy to accomplish your tasks for the day.

Figaro Banaba Blend is a hot cup of tea infused with tarragon, anise and grapes believed to have cleansing abilities that aides in lowering the blood and sugar level of people with diabetes. The dried leaves and roots of Banaba are also used by our elders in treating kidney stones and wounds especially those who have gone surgery. Tarragon has an aroma relatively similar to anise popular in French cooking and proven to have the presence of estragole, a known carcinogen beneficial to a recuperating body. The sweet spice of Tarragon and anise with the fruity grapes in dried Banaba leaves create a perfect taste to cap off that exhausting day.

Figaro Pito Pito Blend is a hot cup of tea infused with Dill and Mango believed to be a cure for almost all ailments after it was invented in the Philppines by the late Ernie Baron. The combination of seven dried herbs and plants: alagaw, banaba, bayabas, pandan, and mangga with half a teaspoon each of anise and cilantro became a distinct popular Filipino herbal medicine claimed by Ernie Baron and his followers to be a great aide for metabolism and a cure for almost all common diseases. With no documented major side effects of the said herbal blend, Pito Pito had become a homegrown remedy of the old and the young to all types of diseases. The blend of dill, a popular spice similar to caraway and believed to soothe the stomach after meals with the sweetness of Mango creates an explosion of flavors to heal and comfort you this season.

Try the new herbal blends at Figaro Coffee Company:Sambong, Lagundi, Banaba and Pito Pito Blends at your nearest Figaro branch today. Patronize herbal teas truly made by the Filipino for the Filipino.

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