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Sage Ground

Product Code: 11SA

Availability: In stock

Size Price Price/kg Points Qty
20kg
£121.03 £121.03
£6.05/kg
605

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Description

Product: Sage, Ground

Latin Name: Salvia triloba

Plant Family: Lamiaceae

Other Names: Greek Sage, Salvia Griega, Dreilappiger Salbei, Sauge Grecque, Sauge de Crète, Sauge de Grèce, Sauge Trilobée, Sauge à Trois Lobes & Three-Lobe Sage.

Description: Greek sage is a perennial shrubby herb, native to the eastern Mediterranean, including Turkey, Greece, the Canary Islands and North Africa. It grows to a height of 60cm rising to 90cm when the plant is in flower. The stems and leaves have a downy coating of fine hairs, the leaves are opposite, entire, tri-lobed and glaucous green in colour, the downy coatings give the leaves a silvery-grey colouring. The 2-lipped flowers rise in whorls on flower stalks approximately 30cm above the leaves and are pale lilac to deep lilac in colour and 1.3cm in length. Greek sage has a subtler flavour and aroma to Common Sage (Salvia officinalis).

Interesting Fact: Did you know Native Americans used sage as a toothbrush and toothpaste all in one? They simply rubbed a fresh sage leaf on their teeth to clean the teeth and to freshen their breath. Sage's antibacterial properties would have been beneficial in this process.

Ingredients: Dried, rubbed and ground leaf of Salvia triloba.

Allergy Advice: Sage contains a naturally occurring source of salicylates and is best avoided by people eating a salicylate free diet.

SUGGESTED USE

Sage adds a special flavour to biscuits or scones, as well as bread. It is most famed for sage and onion stuffing which accompanies chicken, turkey and roast pork. Try dusting a pork roast with ground sage before roasting, ground sage can be added to flavour sausages, meatballs, burgers and vegetable purees where you want the flavour of sage without the bits. Ground sage can also be added to homemade tooth powders and to face masks for oily skin.

Shelf Life

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

Technical Information

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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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Bulk = items over 1kg in weight

Non Bulk = items 1kg or below in weight

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For bulk items, we endeavour to dispatch items within 2 workings days.

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