Spearmint

Versatile herb that adds a burst of freshness to any recipe. With its unique, minty taste and subtle sweetness, it is the perfect addition to drinks and dishes - from salads, sauces to main dishes and even desserts. Spearmint adds a refreshing touch and is well known for its health benefits, including helping digestion and freshening breath. Add it to your next meal or make a cup of tea with it for a delicious and healthy meal.

Net weight: 60 g

    Culinary Use

    Spearmint is used to add fresh, minty flavor to meat dishes, salads, vegetables and sauces. In Bulgarian cuisine it is often used to flavor lamb, beans, meatballs, stuffed peppers, string beans, peas and all kinds of greens (spinach, sorrel, etc.).

    Spearmint leaves are a key ingredient in traditional Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes and salads such as tabbouleh, fattoush and mentaiko.

    Mix it with yogurt, honey, lemon, lime and garlic to make sauces for roast meats or salad dressings.

    In confectionery, spearmint is used in combination with dark chocolate, strawberries, raspberries and other berries.

    Health Benefits

    Spearmint is used in many traditional medicines. It is believed to have antiseptic, antispasmodic, and carminative properties. It is used to treat indigestion, nausea, and other stomach problems. In addition, spearmint is also a natural remedy for headaches, colds, and flu.

    In aromatherapy, spearmint is used for its refreshing and invigorating properties. Its essential oil is used in many products such as soaps, shampoos, and perfumes to add a fresh, minty scent. It’s also used in diffusers, candles and room sprays to freshen up a room.

    Pairing with other spices

    Spearmint pairs well with garlic, oregano, parsley, basil, rosemary, cumin, coriander and green cardamom.