Bot.: Artemisia dracunculus
Tarragon a perennial herb in the family Asteraceae originated in Southeast Europe and Central Asia that grows to approximately 120 cm tall.
The fresh green branch tips of tarragon can be picked the whole summer. Because of its intense flavor, tarragon should be used sparingly. It is suitable for preparing soups, meats and sauces (such as béarnaise sauce), tarragon vinegar and for preserved cucumbers.
Nutrients of tarragon
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Books on Amazon
- Growing & Using Tarragon
- Tarragon and Truffles: A Guide To The Best French Markets
- Herbs & Spices: The Cook's Reference