Thyme is native to the Mediterranean and has been widely cultivated. Varieties include lemon scented thyme, and wild or creeping thyme.
How to Use
Thyme is excellent in slow cooked dishes such as casseroles. Its versatility makes it ideal with a number of dishes including roasted vegetables.
How to Prepare
Thyme leaves should be removed from the stem and rinsed before adding to recipes.
How to Cook
Add thyme to casseroles, stews and hotpots for a warm, aromatic flavour. Sprinkle over root vegetables before roasting to intensify the flavours. Thyme leaves can also be stirred in to couscous or mixed into herby meatballs.
How to Store
Refrigerate for freshness.