Basil

In Greece it is one of the most common herbs. Member of the mint family, basil reminds us of spring and summer. Aromatic and sweet, it pairs well with pasta, sauces, salads, fish and vegetables due to its delicate flavor.

Available in the following pack sizes

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Available pack sizes
PackagingGrams
Glass 30
Tran. Sachet with Paperboard 25
Prof. Sachet 500
Prof. Plastic 125
Ingredients/Characteristics

In cooking, it is used as flavoring in various grilled dishes, salads, boiled foods, stews, soups, pasta, while it also pairs well with sauces that have tomato as their main ingredient.

More information about Basil

It is native to India, but Theophrastus and Dioscorides have also referred to it. The name “basil” (which in Greek means “king”) is associated with a legend according to which the plant grew where the emperor Constantine and his mother, Saint Helena, found the True Cross.

It is used in the folk medicine as herb since it is believed that it is a good diuretic, soothes the stomach- and the headache, while in the ancient times people were using it as compresses in order to cure insect, scorpion and snake bites.

Recipes using Basil

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