Oregano, Origanum vulgare

Pizza, pasta. lasagne, moussaka, nearly every Mediterranean dish calls for oregano. Fresh is best – cheaper than bying all the time a bunch is growing your own.Oregano dies nearly down in winter here but reemerges without a problem in spring. Of course it needs sun and good drainage. It tolerates poor soil.Oregano is healthy too, … Read more Oregano, Origanum vulgare

Oregano Za’atar, Oregano Syriaca

zaatar

Pungent and very flavourful, strong taste and aroma that’s been used for centuries both in cooking and medicinally for its antiseptic properties. Preferred primary ingredient in the spice mixture za’atar. Perennial to 40 cm, spreads Full sun, well-drained poor soil, very hardy, suitable for a container.

Oregano Greek, Origanum vulgare hirtum

oregano

This is the wild oregano growing on the Greek mountain slopes. It is a subspecies of Origanum vulgare. Wild Greek Oregano is a robust and distinctive herb used in sauces and marinades since ancient times. Its leaves contain more oil glands than ordinary oregano giving it the potent and pungent flavour of the Mediterranean.

Mint, Spearmint, Mentha Spicata

menta spicata

Spearmint THE Classic Mint for the Herb Garden! I was selling all sorts of mints but not the very classic spearmint until several people asked for it! Here it is, needs little description, spearmint is the classic mint for cooking. How about infusing vinegar with spearmint or making your own mint syrup or extract? It … Read more Mint, Spearmint, Mentha Spicata