Thursday, February 10, 2011

Herbs,Celery, Parsley ,Thyme, Sage, Oregano ,Curry Leaf,Lavender,Zucchini Flower

Culinary Herbs

Culinary Herbs are one of the most important type of herbs popularly used for cooking, garnishing and flavoring. These herbs can be obtained from various parts of a plant and have a strong flavor and are used in small quantities as condiments and seasonings.
Some herbs are perennial, biennials, others are annual and with a very few exceptions, most culinary herbs are very easy to grow. Annual herbs bloom in one season and then die. Biennial herbs live for two seasons, blooming in the second season only. Perennial herbs bloom each season.
Annual Herbs are Anise, Basil, Chervil, Coriander

Biennial Herbs are Caraway, Parsley.

Perennial Herbs are Chives, Fennel, Marjoram, Mint

Form of Culinary Herbs

Culinary herbs are either used for garnishing or for flavoring. Dried herbs lend an instant flavor to food, while fresh herbs are used for decorative purpose rather than flavoring.

Fresh Culinary Herbs are Celery, Parsley
Dried Culinary Herbs are Thyme, Sage, Oregano

Most Popular Culinary Herbs are the following

1. Basil

2. Borage

3. Catnip


5.Curry Leaf

6.Horse radish

7. Lavender

8. Mint

9. Oregano

10. Parsley

11. Peppermint

12. Rosemary

13. Sage

14. Tarragon

15. Thyme

16. Zucchini Flower

1 comment:

  1. Herbs added to the good helps it become healthier.Like the curry leaves and neem keep many diseases away and ensures better blood circulation also.