Basil, also called sweet basil, is a member of the mint family. It is mostly green in colour and has an anise/mint-like flavour and aroma. It is slightly bitter and musty with tea-like, minty note.
Serving Size: 0.5g
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Basil blends well with tomatoes and is essential in most tomato-sauced Italian dishes. Whole spices are best used in long cooking recipes and should be added as soon as cooking begins to yield greatest amount of flavour.
Basil blends well with tomatoes and is essential in most tomato-sauced Italian dishes. Basil and tomatoes have a special affinity; an important ingredient in Chicken Cacciatore. Use as a seasoning for pizza, spaghetti sauce, sausage, soups, tomato juice, dressings and salad. Italian cooks prefer to use Basil instead of Oregano in preparing tomato-based sauces.
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