We tend to use basil as a garnish that is minty, zesty, peppery and with some intense clove like notes. Refreshing and intense in flavor a little goes a long way. Oregano is more often cooked with a dish to develop the flavor and it is earthy, herbaceous, woody and pungent with mint to citrus notes.
There are differences in height, spread and flowering from spikes to inter leaf flowers. You will find that both lavender and rosemary are a great addition to a sunny garden with free draining soil, but lavender will be used more in sweet dishes and rosemary in savory.
This is a bonus recipe for using up leftover pesto. We all know and love the convenience and taste of roasted Mediterranean vegetables, but this method just gives it an extra twist.
There are some very common mistakes made with these two Mediterranean herbs. Given the level of misunderstandings we thought it worth an entire article to break it down further. Both … Continue Reading Oregano And Marjoram – Differences, Similarities