Basil Leaves Dried
A bright, highly fragrant and slightly sweet herb.
Price per 10g: Only $2.60
Renowned for its culinary and medicinal qualities, Dried Basil is a member of the mint family, that is considered to be the "King" of herbs. Believed to have embalming properties it has been found in the tombs and mummies of the Ancient Egyptians. Egypt is still one of the two first countries where it is cultivated and exported.
Perfect For: Dried Basil's fragrant sweet & versatile flavour makes it King in the kitchen, especially in Italian cuisine. It pairs wonderfully with tomatoes & tomato-based sauces. Use it to season pizza, add it to pesto, or use it to season fish, chicken or rice. Liven up fresh fruit salad to highlight the freshness.
Pairs Beautifully With: Our all natural Oregano, Parsley, and Rosemary. Check them out along with the rest of our amazing range in store or on our website!
Unleash the Flavour: Infuse 1tbsp of Basil with 1tsp of olive oil for about 10 mins to rehydrate and bring out the full flavour.
Origin: Sourced from the land of the Gods and Pharaohs - Egypt
Conversion: 2 Tablespoons of fresh chopped basil = 1 teaspoon of dried basil
Ensure Longevity: Store in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight.