Rosemary is a family member of the mints. Rosemary is a native Mediterranean herb. It is a green, pungent herb, with a slightly minty, ginger combination of flavours and has a wonderful smell.
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Rosemary is available from Israel and Kenya.
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Rosemary is a pungent herb, with a slightly mint flavour and smells wonderful.View Rosemary
Dried rosemary does not need any preparation. Fresh rosemary should be washed before adding it fresh or cooked to a dish.Consumption
Rosemary is used fresh or dried in recipes. It can also be used in salads, sauces and tea.When to eat
Fresh rosemary can be kept for a short time in the refrigerator, or for a longer period in the freezer. Dried rosemary can be kept at room temperature.
Did you know?
- The Latin name for rosemary is;“Rosmarinus” and means: dew of the sea. It was called so because it grew around the Mediterranean sea and is associated in ancient Rome with Venus, the Goddess of love who was supposed to have sprung from the sea foam.
- Rosemary, along with juniper and thyme, was burned in medieval hospitals as an antiseptic.
- In England an old folk saying is: “where rosemary flourishes, the woman rules”.