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Oregano (Origanum vulgare)

Oregano (Origanum vulgare)

€1.80 / 100 g   (€0.02/g)

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  • SKU :OREGANO

  • Country of origin :Egypt

  • Weight :1kg

  • Packing type :Bag

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Oregano (Origanum vulgare) is native to temperate Western and Southwestern Eurasia and the Mediterranean region.

Oregano is a culinary herb, used for the flavor of its leaves, which can be more flavorful when dried than fresh. It has an aromatic, warm, and slightly bitter taste, which can vary in intensity.

Oregano's most prominent modern use is as the staple herb of Italian-American cuisine. It is most frequently used with roasted, fried, or grilled vegetables, meat, and fish. Oregano combines well with spicy foods popular in southern Italy. It is less commonly used in the north of the country, as marjoram generally is preferred.

The herb is widely used in cuisines of the Mediterranean Basin, the Philippines, and Latin America, especially in Argentinian cuisine

In Turkish cuisine, oregano is mostly used for flavoring meat, especially for mutton and lamb. In barbecue and kebab restaurants, it can be usually found as a condiment, together with paprika, salt, and pepper.

The dried and ground leaves are most often used in Greece to add flavor to Greek salad, and is usually added to the lemon-olive oil sauce that accompanies fish or meat grills and casseroles.


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