Basil

Mrs Rogers Eco Basil.

Basil

Basil

Available in 10g ECO Pack

Suggested Uses

  • Basil is an essential ingredient in any tomato based pasta sauce or soup.
  • Basil makes a delicious salad dressing - combine olive oil and lemon juice with Garlic and a sprinkling of Basil, salt and pepper.
  • Potatoes and vegetables are great roasted with olive oil and Basil.
  • Sprinkle a mixture of Basil, salt, Cumin and Coriander onto lamb chops before grilling.
  • Sprinkle Basil onto pizzas and pasta, together with Oregano, for an authentic Italian flavour.
  • Use in stuffings, omelettes and savoury scones.

Basil is a herb with spicy overtones of aniseed and is often associated with Italian cooking – delicious with tomatoes, cooked or in a salad.

The Variety

There are many varieties of Ocimum basilicum, I have chosen Sweet Basil, most typically associated with Italian cuisine.

For Your Appreciation

Basil complements tomatoes, green vegetables, salads, soups, eggs, fish, cheese, lamb, pizza and pasta sauces.

 

Additional Information

 
Health Benefits
  • Basil acts as an effective stimulant in cases of collapse
  • Basil has been used as a remedy for bladder and kidney ailments, to relieve menstrual cramps, and as a remedy for gonorrhoea, catarrh, dysentery, and chronic diarrhoea.
  • Basil has proven strong antibacterial and antispasmodic properties.
  • Sweet basil can be applied to insect stings or venomous bites to draw out poison.
 
Suggested Uses
  • Basil is an essential ingredient in any tomato based pasta sauce or soup.
  • Basil makes a delicious salad dressing - combine olive oil and lemon juice with Garlic and a sprinkling of Basil, salt and pepper.
  • Potatoes and vegetables are great roasted with olive oil and Basil.
  • Sprinkle a mixture of Basil, salt, Cumin and Coriander onto lamb chops before grilling.
  • Sprinkle Basil onto pizzas and pasta, together with Oregano, for an authentic Italian flavour.
  • Use in stuffings, omelettes and savoury scones.
 
For Your Convenience
  • Mrs Rogers ECO Pack is made with eco-friendly, 100% recycled, unbleached board that is both recyclable and biodegradable. Use to refill your glass Mrs Rogers grinders & shaker, or use straight from the pack. Mrs Rogers ECO Pack features a closable box and the product is kept fresh in an airtight, re-sealable, zip-lock barrier bag that seals in the flavours and aromas so your herbs & spices stay fresher, longer, and do not make a mess of your pantry or drawers.
 
Available In...
  • 10g ECO Pack