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Organic Marjoram

Product Code: 1610MA

Availability: In stock

Size Price Price/kg Points Qty
100g
£2.76 £2.76
£27.60/kg
13
7kg
£81.46 £81.46
£11.64/kg
407

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Description

Product: Organic Marjoram

Latin Name: Origanum majorana syn. Majorana hortensis, Majorana majorana.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae

Other Names: Sweet Marjoram, Knotted Marjoram, Garden Marjoram, Gartenmajoran, Amáraco, Almáraco, Mejorano, Marjolaine, Majoran, Mejram, Maggiorana, Marwa, Marzanjush & Majorane.

Description: Marjoram is an aromatic, woody perennial herb native to Cyprus and the southern part of Turkey and can be found growing in surrounding Mediterranean countries and in Southern Europe. It grows to a height of 40-50cm; the leaves are 2-3cm in length, oval, glaucous green in colour with a fine downy coating. The 2-lipped flowers are approximately 3mm in length and white to pale pink in colour. Marjoram’s flavour is soft and sweet tasting like thyme, sage and rosemary all rolled into one.

Interesting Fact: Did you know that in the 16th century oregano was known as Organy? John Gerard in his herbal of that time writes ‘Organy given in wine is a remedy against the bitings, and stingings of venomous beasts, and cureth them that have drunke Opium or the juyce of blacke Poppy, or hemlocks, especially if it be given with wine and raisons of the sunne’. The juice of oregano mixed with oil of orris was also given as a remedy for pains in the ears according to Gerard.

Ingredients: Dried leaves of organic Origanum majorana.

Marjoram contains a naturally occurring source of salicylates and is best avoided by people eating a salicylate free diet.

SUGGESTED USE

Marjoram works well with eggs, cheese, fish, meat and poultry; use it to flavour quiches, frittatas, savoury tarts, pizzas and pasta. Add to stuffing’s and savoury crumbles, sprinkle onto salads and into salad dressings, marjoram enhances the flavour of vegetables including carrots and works especially well with tomatoes. The leaves can be added to pot pourri they combine well with citrus scents.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

JustIngredients Limited supplies a range of products that are internationally sourced from approved suppliers. Nuts, gluten, celery and mustard are handled on our sites. Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, but we cannot guarantee our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. Please see the product specification for more information. If in doubt, please email technical@justingredients.co.uk.

Delivery Information

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