Oregano is an prominent edible herb, used for the aroma of its leaves, which can be more flavoursome when dried than fresh. It has an pungent warm and slightly sour taste, which can vary in strength. A grade oregano may be so heavy in flavour enough almost to numb the tongue, Climate, seasons and soil composition may affect the aromatic oils present.

Oregano is the staple herb of Italian-American cuisine. It became valium 5mg buy online popular in America when soldiers returned from World War II brought back with them a taste for the “pizza herb”.which had been eaten in southern Italy for generations.

In Italy Oregano is commonly used with roasted, fried or grilled vegetables, meat and fish.

The herb is also widely used in Turkish, Palestinian, Lebanese, Egyptian, Syrian,Greek, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Philippine and Latin American cuisines.

The dried and ground leaves are commonly used in Greece and is usually added to the lemon-olive oil sauce that accompanies many fish or meat barbecues and some casseroles.

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