Monday, February 20, 2017

Lemon Basil



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Other Name :
Hoary Basil, Indonesian Basil, Kemangi, Maenglak.

Binomial Name:
Ocimum x Africanum.

Form :
Leaves and seeds of the Lemon Basil plants.

Storage :
Keep the clean lemon basil leaves in freezer up to 10 days only.
Store the seeds in an airtight container in a cool dry place.

How to Use :
- Simply chew, eat it as a salad.
- Simply added the leaves in cooking for flavor.
- Grind the basil seeds before mix into a food mixture.

Substitute : actually, nothing can substitute this basil type, but may try these:
- Curry Leaf in cooking.
- Fresh Basil for less tangy flavor.

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