Synonym: wild marjoram
Oregano (Origanum vulgare) is a herb in the family Lamiaceae originated in Southern Europe. It is also known as wild marjoram, because its flavor is similar to that of the marjoram.
Oregano is one of the main spices of Italian cuisine. Thus, pizza, tomato dishes, mussels, salads, soups and vegetables were flavored with oregano. It is also part of many spice blends for different sausages.
Nutrients of oregano
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Here you can find a list, which spices / herbs to use with a particular dish.
Books on Amazon
- Growing & Using Oregano
- Oregano: The genera Origanum and Lippia
- Oregano Oil
- The Cure Is in the Cupboard: How to Use Wild Oregano for Better Health