There is something cleansing about Sage. The Native Americans used the smoke of the sage for the cleansing affects. Sage…
- has been used since ancient times for warding off evil, snakebites, increasing women’s fertility, and more. The Romans likely introduced it to Europe from Egypt as a medicinal herb. Theophrastus wrote about two different sages, a wild undershrub he called sphakos, and a similar cultivated plant he called elelisphakos. Pliny the Elder said the latter plant was called salvia by the Romans, and used as a diuretic, a local anesthetic for the skin, a styptic, and for other uses. Charlemagne recommended the plant for cultivation in the early Middle Ages, and during the Carolingian Empire, it was cultivated in monastery gardens. Walafrid Strabo described it in his poem Hortulus as having a sweet scent and being useful for many human ailments—he went back to the Greek root for the name and called it lelifagus.Wikipedia
IF yo add Butter does it make it even better? Well…DUH
How can four simple ingredients produce such a delightful pasta? Brown the butter with some chopped sage. Toss with pasta. Sprinkle with Parmigiano-Reggiano. Quick! Simple! Delicious! I love the flavor of browned butter and sage!!
You can find the recipe on page 42 of Hazan’s 30 Minute Pastas.