Origin: Egypt

Dried basil leaves are useful for slow-cooked dishes or sauces. Once the herb is dried, it lacks the beautiful heady scent and clove-like flavour of the fresh leaf but adds a deep and pungent flavour. Not suitable for salads or any dish where little or no cooking is involved, the flavour of dried basil is really good in a slow-cooked soup, stew or sauce.

Add a pinch to tomato sauces, stews, braised meats or soups.

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