Mint is one of those rare herbs equally at home in dinner and dessert recipes. Look here for recipes for mint sauce, mint drinks, mint salad and all kinds of main dishes.
These are the simplest, yet possible the yummiest, thing to make for after dinner in lieu of the far more sugary after dinner mint options.
Mint goes perfect with the quick and easy stir fry of snow peas, but it works well with lots of green veg like sugar snap peas, green beans and even asparagus.
Pieces of lamb are marinated in garlic, oil, and red wine vinegar, then threaded on rosemary skewers and barbecued. A creamy, herby sauce of Greek yoghurt, fresh mint, oregano and parsley complement these kebabs nicely!
Moist brownies are topped with a layer of mint cream and a rich chocolate glaze - a lot like a brownie version of a peppermint slice.
This is a lovely homemade peppermint chocolate ice cream that is a little lighter and brighter through the use of low fat milk.