The Dark Side of Pickling

 

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF A BEETROOT

 

Greek Mythology
The Oracle at Delphi pronounced that the beetroot was worth its weight in silver. Even Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love, ate beetroot to retain her beauty.
 

Roman Legend
The Romans believed that if a man and woman ate from the same beetroot, they would fall in love.
 

Norse Mythology
Beetroot was used to make Kvas – “the drink of knowledge”.
 

Medicinal                                                                     
Beet juice put into the nostrils can relieve toothache and foul breath.