Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves. It is native to the Mediterranean region. It is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae. These needle-like leaves from this small shrub have a clean, bittersweet flavor. It has a complimentary flavor with sage.
Rosemary fresh and dried leaves are used frequently in traditional Mediterranean cuisine; they have a bitter, astringent taste and are highly aromatic, which complements a wide variety of foods. Use in egg and cheese dishes, soups, stuffings, fish, roast lamb, pork, beef, duck, partridge, rabbit, capon, veal, tomatoes, muffins and biscuits.
.6 oz. & 1.7 oz.