Oregano is related to the herb marjoram, sometimes being referred to as wild marjoram. Oregano has purple flowers and spade-shaped, olive-green leaves.
Fresh or dried bay leaves are used in cooking for their distinctive flavor and fragrance. The leaves are often used to flavor soups, stews, braises and pâtés in...
Marjoram (Origanum majorana, syn. Majorana hortensis Moench, Majorana majorana (L.) H. Karst) is a somewhat cold-sensitive perennial...
Basil, Thai basil, or sweet basil, is a common name for the culinary herb Ocimum basilicum of the family Lamiaceae (mints).
Parsley or garden parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is a species of Petroselinum in the family Apiaceae, native to the central Mediterranean region.
Dill is a delicate-looking annual herb with frond-like leaves which have an agreeable, refreshing, anise-like flavour. These filigree leaves are often seen...
Rosemary is a hardy annual herb that has a strong, pine-like flavour, which compliments rich and full-flavoured foods.
Raisins are dried grapes. Raisins, like dried apricots, figs, and prunes, are dense sources of energy, vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants...
The fig is believed to be indigenous to western Asia and to have been distributed by man throughout the Mediterranean area...
Apricots have been cultivated in Central Asia since antiquity, and dried ones were an important commodity on the Silk Road.