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Smelly Food

Discussion in 'Food And Diet' started by Yellowchickenparrot, Jul 1, 2019.

  1. Yellowchickenparrot

    Yellowchickenparrot Regular Member

    Is there any herbs, spices I could put in my chop to maybe make it more enticing to eat?
     
  2. Wendy Cooper-Wolfe

    Wendy Cooper-Wolfe Regular Member Registered

    I put together a bowl of seeds and stuff (pinch of linseed, sesame, a few sunflower seeds a couple of pine nuts etc), and to bulk it out I include crushed chillie peppers, cardamom seeds (green or black), cumin, coriander, cloves, whole peppercorns,star anise too. I vary it day to day and sometimes they will get eaten sometimes not!
     
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  3. Yellowchickenparrot

    Yellowchickenparrot Regular Member

    Thanks I will try and get hold of some new ingredients and see if I can find something Luna likes the smell and taste of.
     
  4. Michael Reynolds

    Michael Reynolds Regular Member

    If the chop is for you then i do not know your favorite smells, I use fresh orange or lemon juice to improve the smell of ckop, you do not need much just a slight sqeeze, (two of my flock will not touch veggie chop unless i juice it slightly)
     
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  5. DizzyBlue

    DizzyBlue Administrator Staff Member Admin

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  6. Wendy Cooper-Wolfe

    Wendy Cooper-Wolfe Regular Member Registered

    Thank you, interesting that garlic is in there - I know most sites say it is toxic but Dora goes nuts to get at it when I am preparing garlic and I have often given her a tiny bit.
     
  7. plumsmum

    plumsmum Regular Member

    Have a look at Basil and Oregano
     
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  8. DizzyBlue

    DizzyBlue Administrator Staff Member Admin

    I buy star anise when its on offer in large quantities and them bung it in dishes around the house parrot safe if they want a nibble lovely aromatic aniseed hmmm like having a herbal air freshener :)