Thyme Leaves (Thymus vulgaris), pungent herb of the mint family (Lamiaceae, or Labiatae). The dried leaves and flowering tops of which are to flavor a wide range of foods. Including poultry, stuffings, fish, eggs, meats, butter, sauces, soups, sausages, salads, vegetables, cottage and cream cheeses, fresh tomatoes, and pastas. It is one of the herbs to flavor Benedictine liqueur.
Thyme is a characteristic seasoning in the traditional English dish jugged hare. Bees are fond of thyme, and thyme honey of Sicily has been famous for hundreds of years. In ancient Greek temples, thyme was burned as incense. Pliny the Elder referred to it as a fumigant. The plant is a small, low-growing shrub with curled leaves. Thyme is native to southern Europe, the Mediterranean region and Asia. Dried thyme leaves are greenish brown in color and have a fragrant odor when crushed. The taste is warm and pungent.
Thyme Leaves are available in 48 lb. bulk bag, 25 lb. bulk bag, 15 lb. bag, 10 lb. bag, 2 lb. Jug, 6 oz., 3 oz., and 1 oz. sizes.
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