Premium Basil


Schwartz Premium Basil is a freeze-dried herb that is specially selected to give recipes superior strength of flavour and the brilliant appearance of fresh herbs.

Uses in the Kitchen
Ideal for the busy chef, these herbs are already conveniently chopped and washed to save time. When added to liquids such as sauces, soups, oil, water etc, they rehydrate instantly to add colour, flavour and aroma to the dish. Culinary uses: Pesto, pistou, pasta, pizza, fish, shellfish, veal, lamb, tomato sauce.

Native to India, basil is now grown commercially all over the Mediterranean region and in California. The origin of its name is Greek for "King" and it is considered as a sacred herb in the Hindu religion. The early Romans made it a symbol of love and fertility. Basil is known as the tomato herb because of their affinity. We can find over 150 varieties of Basil.

Flavour & Aroma
A sweet, spicy aroma with notes of clove and anise. Flavour Warm peppery, clove like with underlying mint and anise tones.

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