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Basil 80g



Basil 80g

General Description
Basil is a bright green, leafy plant, Ocimum basilicum, which is in the mint family. 
Geographical Sources
Basil is grown primarily in the United States, France, and the Mediterranean region. 
Traditional Ethnic Uses
Basil is widely used in Italian cuisine and is often paired with tomatoes. It is also used in Thai cooking. The herb complements meat, vegetables, cheese, and egg dishes. 
Taste and Aroma
Basil has a sweet, herbal bouquet. 
History/Region of Origin
Basil originated in India and Persia, and was both prized and despised by ancient peoples. Though its name means, be fragrant," Greeks hated it. However, the Romans loved it and made it a symbol of love and fertility and settlers in early America prized it. Today, Hindus plant it in their homes to bring happiness to the family. 


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