wild basil zoom

Hover

wild basil
Full Screen

Australian Native - Wild Basil

$4.99

Clear

Product description

Australian Wild Basil is a unique herb adding strong-sweet savoury characteristics that can enhance regular dishes bringing a fascinating Australian twist to traditional uses of basil. Its aroma is a pleasant mix of basil, mint and sage flavours it can be used in any dish where sweet basil would be used, complementing any Mediterranean tomato-based dish
Show More

Share :

Culinary Notes:

Australian Wild Basil is a unique herb adding strong-sweet savoury characteristics that can enhance regular dishes bringing a fascinating Australian twist to traditional uses of basil. Early European settlers often called it the “Five Spice Plant” because of its delightful fragrant mix of basil, mint and sage.  Australian native basil is a wild desert herb,  which was an introduced species related to Asian Holy Basil, thriving in the drier regions of western Queensland and Northern Territory. Its aroma is a pleasant mix of basil, mint and sage flavours it can be used in any dish where sweet basil would be used, complementing any Mediterranean tomato-based dish This herb can make a great substitute for regular basil to offer a native bush foods twist on common dishes.

Health benefits:

Indigenous Australians used this plant for medicinal and ceremonial purposes. All of our blends are full of spices that are beneficial to your health. They are preservative-free, additive-free, filler-free and contain low or zero salt. The intense flavour from our spice blends means a little goes a long way.

Ingredients:

100% dried Australian native dried basil leaves.

How to use:

  • Use in pasta sauces, casseroles, soups, broths, marinades, and meat seasonings, stir-fries and salads
  • Mix with honey and a little lemon juice and drizzle over freshly grilled halloumi
  • Sprinkle over salads, meats or rice dishes for a finishing garnish
  • Add a spoonful to hot water for a warming, healing tea for colds or add to your favourite herbal tea blend

Recipe/product links:

Click below or scan the QR code on the back of your product packet to find recipes and how-to-use instructions Cheats Mountain Pepper Chicken Risotto Eggplant with Tomato-Mint Sauce and Goats Cheese Meatballs in a Native Herb and Pepper Sauce Native Herb and Kale Pesto

Country of Origin:

Australia.

Other names or spelling:

Australian Holy Basil, Ocimum tenuiflorum.

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.

Want to get started on your culinary spice journey . Sign up for our monthly newsletter for recipies, and inspiration.

About The Spice People

Our sole aim is to connect people with spices in an enriching culinary adventure that makes eating fun, interesting, and wholesome.

Contact Us

The Spice People

Safe Site

Secure Payment