BASIL

The summerlunch+ spotlight on: BASIL!


In the garden:

  • Basil is an herb that grows well in lots of sun.
  • When you pick off some basil leaves and the flower buds from
  • the plant, more basil leaves will grow. More to enjoy!
  • With all herbs, gently rub the leaves and smell the flavour.

On your plate:

  • Basil is used in pesto and tomato sauces, or as part of a
  • seasoning on meats or vegetables.
  • An Italian saying goes: “Where salt is good, so is basil.”
What kind of basil do you like? summerlunch+ grows African Blue,Lemon, Lettuce Leaf, Perpetual Pesto, Thai, and Wild Magic Basils!

Fun Facts:

“Best buddies”

Tomatoes and basil make great neighbours in the garden, and they are also delicious together in pasta sauce.

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