Monday, February 6, 2017

Basil

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Other Name :
Great Basil, Royal/King plant, King of Herbs, Selasih, Tlasih.

Binomial Name:
Ocimum basilicum.

Form :
Leaves and seeds of the Great Basil tree.

Storage :
Place in an air tight container, and keep it in a cool dry place.

How to Use :
- 1 Tablespoon of fresh basil leaves = 1 teaspoon of dried basil leaves.
- Simply added the leaves at the last moment of cooking to get the best flavor.
- Soaked the basil seeds in water before serve in beverages or desserts.

Substitute :
- Fresh Holy Basil / Tulsi / Ruku-ruku
- Fresh Tarragon
- Fresh Summer Savory

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