Oregano is a popular, sweet-smelling herb widely
used in Italian dishes. A versatile, pungent herb with a robust and
aromatic flavour, it has a great affinity for a wide range of foods
including vegetables, lamb and stuffing. Oregano can be used in fresh or
dried form, though the dried form is generally more concentrated in
In the Philippines, oregano is traditionally used to alleviate
Foil Fresh seal for extra flavour
Along with basil, pepper and parsley, oregano is a real store
cupboard essential as it can be used with a variety of foods.
- Sprinkle onto pizzas and into all tomato based pasta sauces for a traditional Italian flavour.
- Marinate chicken with a dressing of olive oil, lemon juice, salt and Oregano.
- Add to sautéed sliced courgettes with olive oil, butter and garlic.
- Sprinkle over a Greek Salad of Feta cheese, tomatoes and olives with a drizzle of olive oil.
Recipes using Oregano