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🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：Lyfegreen / Taiwan
🔖 Certification： Taiwan Organic Certification
🌱 Producer Introduction：
Lyfetribe builds a health and wellness platform, Lyfegreen was founded as a joint collaboration between Lyfetribe and Fushan Grange, taiwan’s leading social enterprise for organic agriculture and sustainable producers.
Today, Lyfegreen supports and works with a network of more than 100 carefully curated organic farms and sustainable producers across taiwan, showcasing an array of over 200 varieties of fruits and veggies throughout the year.
Our mission: fresh, high-quality and diversified are the core of our work. In addition, we don't want to only sell fruits and vegetables. We want to help you discover a new healthy food concept and contribute to a more sustainable world.
There are also airline shipping every week to hong kong and ship directly after arriving at hong kong, so the fruits and vegetables are 100%fresh.
🌱 Supplier Products：
🛍 Product Information (Main) (English)：
Binomial Name：Ocimum basilicum L.
Chinese Name：羅勒 | 甜羅勒
Product Description：The basil used in pesto in Italian cuisine should be "sweet basil". If basil is used to make pesto, the taste will be astringent and the smell will be heavier. Basil (Basil) is the main ingredient for making green sauce, one of the basic sauces for pasta. Put basil leaves, roasted pine nuts (or other nuts), olive oil, and garlic into a blender and beat them into puree. Add some salt and black pepper to taste at the end to make a delicious pesto.
Origin: India, Southeast Asia Effectiveness: Stabilizing, calming, and sterilizing "Basil" is a close relative of "Peppermint", and its aliases are "Basil" and "Ten Miles". I believe that everyone should know exactly where "Basil" is Come on!
However, this kind of spice is currently divided into Asian and European varieties, and the smell is slightly different. Generally speaking, the smell of Asian varieties is stronger. When it comes to its uses, we often see it in Chinese stir-fried dishes such as "Three Cup Chicken" and "Stir-Fried Clams". Pasta, pizza and seafood salads also often use basil to add deliciousness.
Edible parts: leaves, twigs. Cooking method: Common basil is used to make green sauce or other sauces in Western cuisine. In addition, it is also a good way to mix salads, stew soups, and add cream to make fillings; and some Asian varieties of basil are also called basil. , the taste is more spicy, and it is mostly used for stir-frying as a material for sautéing or enhancing flavor. Delicious point: Basil’s unique fragrance is very suitable for removing fishy smell and improving flavor, but because fresh leaves are easy to damage and turn black, if you don’t want to damage the appearance of leaves, remember to add basil before cooking, and cook immediately after the fragrance is released , it can maintain the integrity of the appearance and is less prone to blackening.
Variety：According to the color of plant leaves and flowers, two common varieties are: (1) Sweet basil: also known as subtropical basil, it has bright green smooth large leaves and small white flowers.
(2) Purple-leaf basil: Also known as opal basil, it has purple to almost black leaves and pink flowers. Other varieties are lemon basil, fennel basil, etc.
Supply Season：The branches and leaves are lush in autumn, and they will be harvested after flowering and dried in the sun. The flowering period is from July to September, and the fruiting period is from August to October.
Storage Method：Basil has a very short shelf life, only 2 to 3 days, and it will turn black if left for a long time, so it should be eaten as soon as possible.
Store in a dry container, tightly closed, in a cool and dry place. Leftover basil can be stored in the refrigerator or marinated in olive oil. Wrap it with wet kitchen paper towels and plastic bags and put it in the vegetable and fruit fresh room of the refrigerator. It can be stored for two to three days. If it is stored in the freezer method, it can be stored for three months.
#Should Be / Avoided：
Appropriate: suitable for general consumption. Taboo: not suitable for consumption, it will cause asthma. Pregnant women and infants should not use.
Availability: Not reported in the literature. Xiang Ke: No literature report.
Cooking Skills：Basil often appears in Italian cuisine and is very suitable for tomatoes, cooking, soup or sauce. Suitable food types include eggplant, beans, eggs, lemons, potatoes and tomatoes. Herbs that go well with are coriander, garlic, mint, and thyme. Eat together with various dishes, it tastes spicy and can ward off fishy smell.
If it is overcooked, the aromatic essential oil is easy to evaporate. It is best to mix it in an appropriate amount after it is boiled, and the hot soup can be eaten immediately.
Notes：Basil is known as the "King of Herbs in Summer". Basil's insect-repelling effect can be grown as an insect-repelling plant. Pick fresh leaves and soak in red wine vinegar for about a month to make basil wine vinegar.
Dish：Basil pasta, basil paella, basil clams and more.
Suggested Eating Method：
The nine -story tower often appears in Italian cuisine, which is very suitable for tomatoes, cooking, boiled soup or sauce. The types of food suitable for matching are eggplant, beans, eggs, lemon, potatoes and tomatoes. The types of vanilla suitable for matching include hulu, garlic, mint, and Baili incense. Eat with all kinds of dishes, taste freezing, and can make a smell.
The cooked is rotten, and the aromatic essential oils are easily dispersed. It is best to prepare in an appropriate amount after the pan.
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