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Fresh Basil - Ocimum sp.

Basil

Ocimum basilicum

Dried Italian Basil Foliage ~ 10g ~ Glass Jar ~ $75nt


DESCRIPTION:

Basil comes in many types and forms. The herb is used in nearly all cuisines where there is water to grow it. Used extensively in the famous "3 cups" style of Chinese food, Italian pesto sauce, pasta, pizza, meat dishes, rice you name it. There are also many varieties of mint which offer slightly different tastes. See our list above to see what we are currently offering. Note that our "Thai Basil" is not holy basil.

BOTANICAL NAME:

Ocimum basilicum L.

FAMILY: Lamiaceae

INGREDIENTS:

Basil foliage

CUISINE TYPES:

All

FLAVOR:

Sweet Basil: sweet, liqueur, slightly bitter (proper italian type for pesto)

AVAILABILITY:

Year round, summer is low season.

PRODUCTION STYLE:

Grown on a polyculture farm without spray. Hand harvested and machine dried.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:

Taiwan, Taidong.

EST. SHELF LIFE:

Fresh: 1-3 Weeks

Dried: 1 Year

RELATED INFO:

SHIPPING METHODS:

Taiwan Shipping: 1-3 Day Postal Service, Black Cat and 7-11. Next day refrigerated and frozen delivery available door-to-door or to 7-11.

International Shipping Options: Postal Service (1-3 week air mail), EMS, Courier (DHL & FedEx), Air Freight (wholesale). Fresh produce unavailable outside of Taiwan.

Please see our Ordering Information Page for more information.

PACKAGING TYPES:

Package Options

Net Weight

Gross Weight

Volume

Dimensions

Glass Jar (Small)

10g ±

135g ±

130ml

7.6H x 5.3L x 5.3W (cm)


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