Herbs not only elevate the taste of your dishes and give it a healthy boost, they’re also really versatile and be used in both drinks and food.
1. Sweet Basil
Sweet basil can be added to pasta to give it an intense clove like taste. It’s also used in mojitos and other drinks. Simply bruise some basils, add them to carbonated soda and you’re done!
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It’s used as a garnish by most households but coriander can also be turned into a pesto for a marinade, dip or for pasta.
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Whether you’re roasting chicken or grilling some fish, rosemary goes great with most types of meats.
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Sage is excellent for seasoning poultry, fish and beef. Its flower can also be added to salads for a refreshing addition.
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Just like coriander, parsley is often used as a garnish but it’s great for making pestos, salad dressings and tabbouleh.
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When paired with other ingredients like onions, garlic and butter, thyme’s flavour gets elevated.Thyme’s also great for stews and soups.
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Oregano is great for use in egg and poultry dishes because it helps to give a fragrant scent and adds flavour too.
Chives are usually eaten or served with sour cream and gives a light onion-like flavour. It’s also great with fish and potatoes.
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Dill is regularly used in flavourful foods like cheese, gravlax and seafood because of its sharp flavour.
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Mint can be used in both sweet and savoury dishes and is well loved by Mediterraneans for seasoning their lamb and salads.
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