The flavors and aroma of Italian Cuisine are derived from the use of herbs. An Italian recipe calls out for at least one herb. Fresh herbs in the dish give the preferred aroma and in the absence of fresh herbs, dry herbs can be used.
You can easily grow herbs in pots and pan. I have a collection of herbs growing in my balcony. Wrap fresh herbs in a damp cloth and put them in a plastic bag and store in the refrigerator.
Early morning, the waking alarm in Mysore is very unique. In the wee hours many children and adults carry fresh leafy vegetables to sell on their cycles or in wick baskets and scream out Danttina sopp, yelvare sop, menthya sop, sabsige sop, soppuuuuuuu!… the healthy morning alarm.
Names of Leafy Vegetables in English, Hindi and Kannada