- Because dried oregano has a fuller flavour than fresh, use the rule 1 tsp. dried Oregano Leaves = 2 tsp. chopped fresh oregano.
- Sprinkle over pizza or add 1/2 tsp. to 2 cups spaghetti sauce.
- Gives a Mediterranean flair to chicken, fish, tomatoes, potatoes and rice.
- Add a zesty flavor to sautéed zucchini, squash, eggplant and mushrooms.
- Great in tomato or minestrone soups.
- Add depth to fresh tomatoes.
- Use to season kabobs and as a garnish in Greek salads.
- Add to your eggs and omelets as a fresh herb.
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About Oregano Leaves
Orgegano, also known as "Wild Marjoram," is the leaf taken from the Origanum plant. Oreganum is a member of the mint plant family.
The flavour and strength of oregano is highly dependent to the region and climate it was grown in.
In the colder climates of North America and Europe, oregano has a sweeter taste a gentler aroma. This oregano is used to help flavour meat, sausages, salads, and soups.
In hotter, drier climates of the Mediterranean, oregano has a fuller flavour with a slightly bitter and peppery taste. This robust, hotter flavour makes it great herb for tomato sauces, pizzas and grilled meats..
What does Oregano Taste Like?
Oregano is a strongly aromatic herb with a slightly bitter, pungent flavour. When it’s leaves are dried, they are more flavourful. The flavour is composed of earthy/musty, green, hay and minty notes.
Oregano has a slightly astringent mouthfeel. Its flavour and aroma are similar to marjoram and thyme but is stronger than both.
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