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Fenugreek aka Trigonella is an aromatic Mediterranean plant that can be used as a therapeutic herb, spice in curry dishes or fresh as a vegetable. One of its many uses is as a spice in the flavored rub used in the making a pastourma, the Mediterranean type of pastrami.
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In many villages in northwestern Greece, women use fenugreek shoots in moderation in their pies (hortopitas) made of spinach and other greens to give an extra intense flavor.
Tip: If you want to buy fenugreek in Greece, use the words trigonella or moshositaro or moshotrifillo. HappyGarden.gr is one of the e-shops that sell fenugreek online.