Fresh Basil! Fantastically aromatic and sweet, spicy and subtle anise flavors. The intricate flavors of basil are directly effected by the growing conditions and stage of harvest. Sweet basil has a strong aroma with notes of tarragon, clove and anise that vary depending on the time of harvest.
Store stems down in a cup of water on the counter.
Fresh basil is most flavorful when eaten fresh in it's raw state. This basil is wonderful on pizza, mixed into a salad or blended into a pesto with some olive oil, salt, cheese and nuts.