This very decorative parsley goes well with sandwiches, omelettes, salads and tabbouleh. Can flavour olive oil and decorates all kind of dishes! Can be used fresh, dried or frozen. Needs a fertile, fresh and well drained soil or can be cultivated in a container on the balcony.
This ornamental aromatic plant features silvery foliage with a curry fragrance when crumpled. They give a delicate curry taste to soups and vegetables or rice but leaves have to be take out of the dish before serving. Grow in a well drained soil of the garden or in a pot on the balcony.
"The leaves have a pleasant citronella aroma. Crushed, they flavour soups, fruit dishes, jellies, sorbets, cakes. An infusion of the leaves is used as a tea. The leaves can be dried for the making of potpourri or herb pillows. Very strongly fragrant, it is used to help to keep the summer mosquitos away. Grows in flower boxes or pots. "
Salvia officinalis ‘Icterina’ is also known as golden sage. Golden sage has the same aromatic and flavor properties of traditional sage but boasts lovely variegated leaves that are a contrast from the grayish leaves of common garden sage. Is golden sage edible? You can harvest leaves from Icterina just as you would garden sage and use in the same culinary manner, but you get a more eye appealing foliar display that adds some punch to your herb garden. Learn how to grow a golden sage plant for aroma, flavor and non-toxic pest control.
The mild mint is refreshing in lemonades, salads, desserts and pastries. It is part of many oriental cuisine. Harvest as needed, before blooming; the leaves harvested before blooming time have more flavor. Fresh or dried leaves can be used. In the border, the mint is cultivated in a fresh and well drained soil; in this case, the mint has to be planted with the pot otherwise it will be too invasive. Can also be cultivated in a large container.
Famous pepper from the Basque region, The Espelette Pepper enhances the flavor of all dishes amd salads. Used raw or cooked, dried or powdered, it is also used as a seasoning in lieu of pepper. Tasty, its flavor is between paprika and Cayenne Pepper. Grown in pots or in the vegetable garden in a rich and well-drained soil. Water the plants with a lukewarm water. Is more tolerant of cold and humidity than a Bell Pepper. Red. HEAT LEVEL 4: HOT