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Rosemary 25g



Rosemary 25g

General Description
Rosemary is an herb in the mint family. It is a small evergreen shrub, Rosmarinus officinalis, whose 1inch leaves resemble curved pine needles. 
Geographical Sources
Rosemary is native to the Mediterranean. Today it is widely produced in France, Spain, and Portugal. 
Traditional Ethnic Uses
Rosemary is used primarily in Italy in lamb, pork, chicken, and rabbit dishes. 
Taste and Aroma
Rosemary has a tealike aroma and a piney flavor. 
History/Region of Origin
Rosemarys name is rooted in legend. The story goes that during her flight from Egypt, the Virgin Mary draped her blue cloak on a Rosemary bush. She then laid a white flower on top of the cloak. That night, the flower turned blue and the bush was thereafter known as the rose of Mary". Greeks, who wove Rosemary wreaths into their hair, believed Rosemary strengthened the brain and enhanced memory. It was also known as a symbol of fidelity. In the Middle Ages, Rosemary was used medicinally and as a condiment for salted meats. In Europe, wedding parties burned Rosemary as incense. Judges burned it to protect against illness brought in by prisoners. 


Ingredients :Rosemary

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