About Tarragon Leaves Organic
Dried tarragon leaves are a culinary treasure that captures the essence of this remarkable herb in a convenient and versatile form. Tarragon, scientifically known as Artemisia dracunculus, is a perennial herb renowned for its unique and enchanting flavor profile, which makes it a prized addition to countless dishes and culinary traditions around the world.
What sets dried tarragon leaves apart is their ability to preserve the herb's distinctive flavor, even in the absence of fresh leaves. The process of drying tarragon carefully retains its natural oils, aroma, and essential oils, allowing you to enjoy its culinary magic year-round.
The aroma of dried tarragon leaves is nothing short of captivating. It's often described as sweet and slightly anise-like, with hints of a mild licorice note. This aroma has earned tarragon a coveted spot in the world of fine dining and gourmet cooking, where it is used to infuse dishes with a sophisticated and unforgettable taste.
Dried tarragon leaves can be your secret weapon in the kitchen, adding complexity and depth to a wide array of recipes. They are particularly celebrated in French cuisine, where tarragon is a key ingredient in the famous fines herbes blend, along with parsley, chives, and chervil. Whether you're creating classic béarnaise sauce, herb-infused butter, or a delicate tarragon vinaigrette, these dried leaves will infuse your creations with the herb's enchanting flavor.
Tarragon's versatility extends far beyond French cuisine. It pairs beautifully with chicken, fish, and seafood, adding a subtle, yet distinctive herbal note that elevates these dishes to new heights. Tarragon also complements vegetables, particularly when roasted or sautéed, and it can be used to create delicious herb rubs for meats.
Our dried tarragon leaves are sourced from organic farms, ensuring that they are free from synthetic pesticides and additives. This commitment to quality means that you can trust our tarragon leaves to deliver the pure, unadulterated essence of this exceptional herb to your kitchen.
In addition to its culinary attributes, tarragon has been traditionally valued for its potential health benefits. It has been used in herbal medicine for its digestive and appetite-stimulating properties, as well as its potential role in soothing minor ailments.
Storage and shelf life
Store organic tarragon eaves in a dry and sealable food storage container – we recommend glass. Keep the container in a cool, dry and dark area out of the sun and heat. Sunlight and heat can reduce the nutritional and flavoring quality of the herb. Keep the container away from liquids that may leak into it.
Organic thyme leaves, when properly stored, have a shelf life for up to 1 year.
Shipping and delivery
The product is available for delivery and pick up from our store in de Pijp.
The product is delivered in recycled paper bags.