basil leaf, organic, cut & sifted
Experience the regal delight of our cut & sifted organic basil leaf, a herb from the esteemed mint family. Fondly termed 'Sweet Basil,' this herb graced ancient Greek tables as the 'royal herb,' a testament to its rich, distinctive flavor. Our basil permeates dishes with a sweet yet slightly peppery flavor profile, making it a cornerstone of authentic Mediterranean and Italian culinary traditions. This versatile herb harmonizes beautifully with a variety of ingredients, creating a tapestry of flavor that is nothing short of remarkable. Whether simmering a hearty tomato sauce or adding a touch of elegance to seafood and meats, our basil leaf complements and enhances almost anything!
Refreshing Caprese Salad: Layer fresh mozzarella, ripe tomatoes, and our cut & sifted basil for a Caprese salad. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and olive oil for a simple yet luxurious dish.
Mediterranean Marinade: Create a basil-infused marinade for grilled fish or chicken by combining our basil with olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and a touch of chili flakes for a bit of heat.
Flavorful Tomato Sauce: Simmer our basil leaf into your tomato-based sauces for an extra depth of flavor that pairs perfectly with a variety of pasta dishes.
Italian Spice Blend: Create your own Italian seasoning blend by combining our basil leaf with oregano, rosemary, thyme, garlic powder, and a dash of red pepper flakes. This versatile mix is excellent for seasoning pizza, pasta, roasted vegetables, and various proteins.
Herb-Infused Olive Oil: Immerse our basil leaf in a bottle of quality olive oil for a few weeks, creating an aromatic, herb-infused oil that elevates dressings, dips, and cooked dishes.