Who said cooking is just about salt, pepper, and spices? Sometimes, it’s about a secret ingredient that can instantly transport you to a completely new culinary space. Yes, we’re talking about cannabis.
This “secret” (not anymore) ingredient has actually been a part of cooking for centuries, particularly in many ancient cultures. Despite its rich history, its use in preparing food is still a mystery for many.
This brings us to the question: Does mixing food with this herb intrigue you? If your answer is yes, you are in for a treat. Below, we have compiled three delicious cannabis-infused recipes that seamlessly blend mouth-watering flavors with pleasant effects.
Who doesn’t love a plate full of rich, green pasta? Now imagine the added benefits of this miraculous herb in it. Flavorsome, right? In fact, this pasta dish could be an ideal choice for a fancy dinner or a simple night in.
Here’s how you can prepare it:
- Start by making the pesto. Combine the fresh basil leaves, pine nuts, grated Parmesan, and peeled garlic cloves in a food processor or blender. Pulse until roughly chopped.
- While the processor is running, slowly pour in the cannabis-infused olive oil (your main ingredient for this recipe) until fully added and smooth. Season the pesto with salt and pepper to taste.
- Prepare your pasta according to the instructions provided on the package. Set aside one cup of pasta water for later use.
- Add the cooked pasta to the pot, and stir in the prepared pesto. Add some of the reserved pasta water to loosen the sauce (if needed).
- Once thoroughly combined, divide the pasta among plates, top with extra Parmesan if desired, and serve immediately.
Voila! A simple yet elegant pasta dish is ready to impress the guests at your next dinner.
Every hearty dinner calls for a sweet treat. Don’t you agree? And, if it’s laced with a potent strain like Larry Bird, it’s the ultimate cherry on top.
So, let’s take a deep dive into the benefit of this strain. Here’s how you can make larry bird lemon drizzle cake:
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9-inch round cake pan with a little butter and set aside.
- In a bowl, blend the butter and sugar until smooth. Add the eggs one by one, followed by the vanilla extract.
- In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
- Gradually add the dry mixture to creamed mixture, alternating with the milk and starting and ending with the dry mix. Stir in lemon zest.
- Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 25-30 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes, then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
- Mix in your strain (preferably as an oil), lemon juice, and powdered sugar to create the drizzle.
- Once the cake is cooled, poke holes in the top, pour the drizzle over, and let it soak in.
- Slice and serve.
There you have it! A delicious cake for your sweet tooth makes you feel amazing and reduces your stress.
This recipe is a refreshing spin on the traditional guacamole recipe. It’s perfect for the times you are craving snacks while watching movies- An appetizing healthy option.
Here’s a simple step-by-step guide on how to prepare this special treat:
- Slice the avocados, take out the pits, and use a spoon to scoop the flesh into a bowl.
- Mash the avocados to your desired consistency using a fork.
- Add the chopped tomato, onion, jalapeno, and cilantro to the mashed avocados. (You can also add any other vegetables of your choice)
- Drizzle the cannabis-infused oil and lime juice over the mixture.
- Mix all the ingredients together until well combined. Taste and add salt as needed.
- Chill in the refrigerator for an hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.
Isn’t that easy? However, make sure to use any cannabis-infused ingredients or strain responsibly. If it’s your first time preparing any of these dishes, make sure to add just a little of this secret ingredient or herb. Also, ask about the cooking instructions for the particular product you might be using. It’ll ensure that you get the ultimate taste and effects.
Wrapping It All Up
Each recipe offers a unique fusion of flavors- accentuating your tastebuds. Whatever dish you may prepare, it will bring something special to your table, promising a culinary experience like no other.
Happy cooking, and don’t forget to enjoy the journey as you explore this new culinary frontier. Who knows, these dishes might soon become your new favorites. Bon appétit!