Considered in India as an elixir of life due to its health benefits, this variety of basil is “the most sacred plant on earth” in some provinces. Its aroma spicier than classic basil goes wonderfully with fresh cheese, fish papillotes or marinades for white meats. It is also consumed by Tulsi as an infusion to calm intestinal cramps.
The distinctive notes of camphor which are so characteristic of rosemary will prompt you to add it to your pan-fried summer vegetables, pork or poultry skewers or a delicious dish of lamb or rabbit. Rosemary is used in the famous “herbes de provence” mix.