In foreign kitchens, Basil is very common, for example, they are used for seasoning many Italian dishes. It is also used in folk medicine as a medicinal plant, which has a bactericidal action. Aromatic properties of the herbs used in perfumery, when different amount of scented composition.

But Basil, however, like other grass, you need to use in moderation in cooking and for medicinal purposes. For its application there are a number of contraindications. For example, it cannot be taken for gastritis, heart diseases, pregnancy.

The particular combination and use Basil

In the market you can find different varieties of Basil, they differ in flavor and color. The aboveground part of the Basilica is used as a spice in dry or fresh form. Basil can pickle or freeze to increase the duration of storage. Another option for fans of this seasoning is to grow my own Basil as a houseplant.

Basil seeds are perfectly combined with salads, soups, pies, or beverages, enhancing the flavor of dishes. Without Basil rarely do exotic dressings, sauces, gravies.

Basil leaves is used in combination with meat (lamb very often), eggs, fish, vegetables, cheese. They decorate different soups, pizza, pasta and other dishes.

Basil blends well with other spices: parsley, mint, rosemary, tarragon, coriander. So you can use Basil as a seasoning for different dishes!