Latin Name: Origanum vulgare
Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Other Names: Wild Marjoram, Field Marjoram, Wind Marjoram, Spanish Thyme, Pizza Herb, Wintersweet, European Oregano, Oregan, Orégano, Origan, Orikano, Rigan, Ao le Gang, Wilde Marjolein, Marjolaine Sauvage, Origan, Pelevoué, Sajivan, Vild Mejram & Kekik Out.
Description: Oregano is a taken from a flowering plant from the mint family, it is a kitchen cupboard essential. It’s an incredibly versatile herb and although it’s most commonly associated with Italian dishes and pairs well with tomato based dishes such as pasta sauces or pizza. It is often used in Mediterranean cuisine as well. It lends itself well to a number of different cuisines.
Oregano works well with eggs, cheese, fish, meat and poultry; use it to flavour quiches, frittatas, savoury tarts, pizzas and pasta. Add to stuffings and savoury crumbles, sprinkle on to salads and into salad dressings, oregano enhances the flavour of vegetables including carrots and works especially well with tomatoes. The leaves can be added to pot pourri and sachets to help deter moths and other flying insects. Dried leaves can be added to herbal sleep pillows and bath sachets.
All Herbs and Spices are currently delivered in paper bags. Please add to the delivery notes if you already have jars and we will fill them on delivery. (see jar label for weights and order a smidge less just in case)
|Typical values||per 100g|
|of which saturates||3g|
|of which sugars||4g|
All our products are kept in airtight jars however we also keep nuts (including peanuts), seeds, cereals, soya & products containing gluten in our stockroom and care should be taken if you have any allergies