Thyme is one of the most well known and widely used
herbs, and has been used in cooking and medicine for thousands of years. A
member of the mint family, there are over one hundred varieties of
Due to its wonderfully strong, aromatic nature, thyme adds warmth
and pungency to dishes and complements meat dishes, stews, chicken, game
Native to the Mediterranean region, thyme has been used
throughout history for its beneficial properties. A well-known strong
aromatic plant, used in a wide variety of balms.
Foil Fresh seal for extra flavour
Like rosemary, thyme is an ingredient of the famous French herb
de Provence”. It is also used in “Bouquet Garni”
and is a perfect accompaniment for vegetable dishes such as
ratatouille, as well as meat, fish, eggs and many more.
- Combine with grated lemon zest, crushed garlic and butter, then spread over chicken breasts and wrap in Parma ham before cooking.
- Add to casseroles and stews, such as Irish stew or Lancashire hotpot, for a warm, aromatic flavour.
- Sprinkle over roasted vegetables or potatoes.
- Marinate chicken or fish in olive oil, lemon juice and Thyme before grilling.
Recipes using Thyme