A genus of 25 species with hundreds of varieties. It is a flowering, perennial plant that grows across North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. They are known to be aromatic, a fresh, clean, and refreshing scent. It is best grown in wet environments and can grown to be 120 cm tall.
Green Leaves coarse surface, thin stem.
Selecting and Buying
Preparation and Use
Used in teas, beverages, jellies, syrups, candies, and ice creams. Good with lamb.
Add to loose tea leaves.
It is also used in rice, curry.
Conserving and Storing
Mint leaves can be refrigerated for some time. Wash the leaves and wipe it with a dry paper towel and wrap the leaves in clean dry paper towel and place it in a container in the refrigerator. Stays fresh longer this way.