Fresh Herbs Basil Pot Each
Basil Herb Pot
Basil is a source of iron, beta carotene vitamins A and K.
Basil leaves are a source of several health benefiting essential oils such as eugenol, citronellol, linalool, citral, limonene and these compounds are known to have anti inflammatory and anti bacterial properties. Slightly spicy with a touch of sweetness.
For maximum flavour, add shredded leaves at the end of cooking, this preserves the colour. Goes with Tomatoes, cheese, pasta, eggs, capsicum, eggplant, garlic, mushrooms, strawberries, mango, chicken, beef, veal, watermelon, lemon, lime, oranges.
Having a few pots of fresh living herbs on your kitchen bench or windowsill will guarantee you have a healthy flavour booster readily on hand to enrich your weekly meals. Snip herbs as needed to add a super boost of ultra freshness, increase the antioxidant levels and boost the nutritional value of meals.