Provence herbs properties

Herb provence characteristics


What are the herbs of Provence?

Herbs de Provence is a preparation made ​​with traditional herbs of the Mediterranean region. Its name derives from the Provence region of France famous for the cultivation of most herbs contained in this preparation:

Its use is widespread throughout the Mediterranean.

Although herbal content is quite variable depending on the region, usually appear the following basic condiments: rosemary, savory and marjoram. You can also add thyme, bay, lavender, oregano, and basil.


How to make some herbs of Provence?


– 1 tablespoon dried rosemary

– 1 tablespoon dried savory

– 1 tablespoon dried marjoram

– 1 tablespoon dried oregano

– ½ teaspoon crushed dry bay

– ½ teaspoon dried lavender

– 1 teaspoon dried basil


Mix all and store food in a cloth bag in a cool and shaded placer. It can also be stored in a glass duster, conveniently tight and dry.

Method of use: Sprinkle meals with a little of this preparation. Best suited for casseroles, grilled meat, barbecues, broth, tomato sauce, fish, marinades, vegetable dishes, etc..

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

13 May, 2021

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