Thyme (Thymus vulgaris), pungent herb of the mint family (Lamiaceae, or Labiatae), the dried leaves and flowering tops of which are used to flavour a wide range of foods, including poultry, stuffings, fish, eggs, meats, butter, sauces, soups, sausages, salads, vegetables, cottage and cream cheeses, fresh tomatoes, and pastas. It is one of the herbs used to flavour Benedictine liqueur. Thyme is a characteristic seasoning in the traditional English dish jugged hare. Bees are fond of thyme, and thyme honey of Sicily has been famous for hundreds of years. In ancient Greek temples, thyme was burned as incense. Pliny the Elder referred to it as a fumigant. The plant is a small, low-growing shrub with curled leaves. Thyme is native to southern Europe, the Mediterranean region, Asia Minor, and Central Asia and is also cultivated in North America. Dried thyme leaves are greenish brown in colour and have a fragrant odour when crushed. The taste is warm and pungent.
Thyme Leaves are available in 8 oz., 4 oz., and 1.5 oz. sizes. All A1 herbs, spices and seasonings are freshness sealed in durable and attractive clear plastic bottles. For bulk pricing contact us here. or call 516-801-2132.
|1822||Thyme Leaves 25 lb. Bag||$137.99|
|1821||Thyme Leaves 15 lb. Bag||$86.99|
|1820||Thyme Leaves 10 lb. Bag||$63.99|
|1289||Thyme Leaves 2.5 lb. Jug||$30.99|
|0990||Thyme Leaves 8 oz.||$9.29|
|0590||Thyme Leaves 4 oz.||$6.39|
|0789||Thyme Leaves 1.5 oz.||$4.39|
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