What Does Basil Taste like?

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What basil tastes like depends on its freshness. When picked from the plant, this leaf has a subtle peppery flavor. In most cases, the flavor strength also depends on the area in which it is grown.
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A fresh basil leaf eaten directly from the plant has an initial subtle peppery flavour. The taste then evolves into a slightly sweet flavour and also has a delicate menthol aroma
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Basil found in leaves and stems of the basil plant ocimum basilicum vars taste pungent,
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What a tough question. I find fresh basil (assuming you mean typical sweet basil, not Thai) to be extremely aromatic with a scent of pepper, anise, and mint. The taste is sweet, but
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Pesto is a Fresh Basil Sauce I also use alot in my Pasta Sauces. Stir-fry veggies with extra basil ~ yummy. If you can eat cheese. Fresh Mozzeralla sliced & layers with fresh
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Basil Poached Shrimp
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Total Time: 40 minutes   Yield: 10 servings
Level: Easy   Cuisine: American
Directions: Put all of the ingredients in a large pot. Season with some salt and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil. As soon as the shrimp reaches a boil, remove from the heat, strain the water and plunge the shrimp into ice water to stop the cooking. Allow the More »
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