Organic Oregano


Organic Oregano

Organic Oregano

Available in 15g Organic Eco Pack

Suggested Uses

    Oregano is sometimes called wild marjoram as it is often confused with Marjoram, however it has a more pungent flavour.

    – Oregano gives a better flavour in meat dishes than marjoram, it gives a sweet spicy effect.
    – Add midway through cooking but extra quantities will be required to compensate for heat loss.
    – Oregano is widely used in tomato based dishes, on pizza, in pasta sauces, with vegetables and with cheese.

    The Variety

    Oregano, Origanum vulgare, is a perennial herb in the mint family.
    It is native to western and south-western Eurasia and the Mediterranean region.

    Certified organic by BioGro NZ, for your assurance of quality and purity.

    For Your Appreciation

    Oregano is widely used in cuisines of the Mediterranean Basin, the Philippines, and Latin America, especially in Argentinian cuisine.
    It is an important ingredient in Italian cooking.
    In Turkish cuisine, oregano is mostly used for flavouring meat, especially for mutton and lamb.
    The dried and ground leaves are most often used in Greece to add flavour to Greek salad.