Fun Facts on Oregano

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  • Oregano means Joy of The Mountain in Ancient Greek
  • Ancient Greeks believed that cows that grazed in fields full of oregano had tastier meat
  • When in bloom they have beautiful purple or pink flowers that are also edible
  • The Ancient Greeks also believed that if you anoint yourself with oregano you will dream about your future spouse.
  • It became popular in America after soldiers returned from Service in World War Two in the Mediterranean and were craving pizza its this reason it is often called the pizza herb
Fresh oregano adds a fragrant punch to your pizza

 

  • When using dried oregano crush it a little in your hand to release the essential oils and flavor
  • Its a wonderful herb to add to pasta dishes especially tomato based, omelets, bread, roast potatoes, kebabs, chicken, lentils the list is endless

What are your favorite ways to use Oregano?

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