- KNOW YOUR VEG
is originally native to India, South East Asia and
North East Africa. It is commonly used in Mediterranean
and Italian cooking and is an essential ingredient
How To Use Basil
its versatility basil adds colour and flavour to
a number of dishes. It can be added to most Italian
pastas and pizzas, mixed with olive oil, tomato
puree and garlic to make a salad dressing, or simply
scattered on a tomato salad.
How To Prepare Basil
leaves can be used chopped or whole and should be
washed before use.
How To Cook Basil
basil can be added either after or towards the end
of cooking, or used as a garnish.
How To Store Basil
should be kept in a cool part of your kitchen, but
not in the fridge.
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