A stronger substitute for Italian green basil, this micro-green adds flavour and colour to a variety of dishes. Its aubergine-coloured, serrated leaves create a crisp and tender ingredient. It has a sweet and aromatic flavour bursting with anise and undertones of ginger. Garnish desserts, salads, pasta dishes and pizzas, infuse vinegars and oils, or create a delicious purple pesto.
With its fragrance of sweet lemons, citrus flavour and classic herbaceous tones of basil mixed with sweet anise, there’s plenty to like about lemon basil. This crisp and tender micro-green has light green serrated leaves attached to a slender stem. It’s best consumed raw or added as the perfect finishing touch to soups, stews, curries, steamed vegetables, grilled meat dishes or stir-fries.
This delicate variety of basil is well-liked for its spicy, cinnamon-like aroma and taste with hints of liquorice. It’s a narrow-leafed micro-green with tiny green leaves that are crisp and tender. Cinnamon basil puts a delicious twist on sweet and savoury dishes, whether as a garnish on raw dishes, soups and hot drinks or added to a pumpkin pie filling and flavoured whipped creams.
This crisp, tender, and aromatic basil has a subtle flavour of cloves that’s followed by a sweet finish with notes of citrus, pepper and mild anise. It’s a dainty micro-green with bright green leaves attached to a slender stem, and is refreshingly crisp and tender.