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A warm & slightly mint-like essence, used by ancient Romans. Oregano is the dried leaves of the plant Origanum, a member of the mint family. "Oregano" means Marjoram in Spanish, and although sometimes referred to as "Wild Marjoram" it is a different herb.
Orgegano, also known as "Wild Marjoram," is the leaf taken from the Origanum plant. Oreganum is a member of the mint plant family.
The flavour and strength of oregano is highly dependent to the region and climate it was grown in.
In the colder climates of North America and Europe, oregano has a sweeter taste a gentler aroma. This oregano is used to help flavour meat, sausages, salads, and soups.
In hotter, drier climates of the Mediterranean, oregano has a fuller flavour with a slightly bitter and peppery taste. This robust, hotter flavour makes it great herb for tomato sauces, pizzas and grilled meats..
Oregano is a strongly aromatic herb with a slightly bitter, pungent flavour. When it’s leaves are dried, they are more flavourful. The flavour is composed of earthy/musty, green, hay and minty notes.
Oregano has a slightly astringent mouthfeel. Its flavour and aroma are similar to marjoram and thyme but is stronger than both.
UPC Code (Size)
066200001568 (33 g)
6620003086 (650 g)
066200912826 (190 g)
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