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Basil, also called Sweet Basil, is the dried leaves of the herb Ocimum basilicum, a member of the mint family. A mint-like flavour & aroma, Basil was believed to have originated in India. Basil is a small, bushy plant that grows to about 2 feet tall. Its botanical name is derived from the Greek "to be fragrant.”
While basil has a great prominence in Italian cooking, it originates from India and the Near East. In the west, Basil was well loved. Ancient Greeks called it the “royal herb.” Basil is regularly used in Italian, Indian, Thai and Mediterranean dishes. This herb pairs well with tomato. Learn how basil tastes, how to use basil and basil recipes below.
Basil has a peppery taste. It has a strong, sweet aroma. It’s taste and aroma is comparable to mint, as basil is part of the mint family. It is also similar in taste and aroma to cloves and anise.
UPC Code (Size)
066200011604 (37 g)
6620003062 (775 g)
066200911881 (190 g)
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Grapefruit Basil Kombucha Mocktail with Butterfly Pea Flower Shaved Ice