Winter savory, or satureja montana, and summer savory, or satureja hortensis, are herbs cultivated for their aromatic, culinary and medicinal uses. These bushy plants produce long, thin leaves that can be used fresh-cut or dried to flavor tea, herb butter, bean dishes and creamy soups.
Their genus name satureja was chosen by the Roman writer Pliny, as the half-man, half-goat satyr was believed to own the savories. Carried in containers by soldiers, savory was introduced to Britain by the Roman legions while they were on campaign. Perhaps this was due to their appreciation for the plants' flavors and medicinal uses as a digestive aid.Learn More
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Some substitutes for summer savory are winter savory, thyme or thyme with a dash of sage or mint. Summer savory has a milder taste compared to winter savory and thyme herbs. The savory plant is characterized by its strong, peppery flavor.Full Answer >
The recommended substitute for savory is thyme or thyme mixed with a pinch of sage or mint. Other suitable substitutes include marjoram or sage.Full Answer >
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