Dried Oregano is one of the most favorite herb of the various cuisines all around the world. However oregano is native to Mediterranean region.
How to Store Dried Oregano
As with all dried herbs, dried oregano should be kept in a cool, dark place in a tightly-sealed container and used within six months.
It won’t spoil if kept longer, but it will lose its aroma over time.
Culinary Tips for Dried Oregano
Oregano can become overpowering and bitter if too much is used on foods with a mild flavour. So, add little by little.
Oregano goes well in just about any tomato dish. It also compliments vegetables with dominant flavours such as chilli, spaghetti sauce, pizza, zucchini, broccoli and cauliflower.
When using dried oregano, crush it in the palm of your hand before adding to the food. This helps release the essential oils and revive flavour.
Health Benefits of Dried Oregano
Antioxidants for Immune System Support.
Antifungal and Antibacterial.
Useful for Upper Respiratory Infections.
TEA TIP: Try a tea made with oregano for indigestion, bloating, flatulence, coughs, urinary problems, bronchial problems, headaches, swollen glands, and to promote menstruation.
How to Select the Best Dried Oregano
If you are looking for the best dried oregano to buy, you need to be cautious. Just like the other herbs and spices, oregano herbs are widely available in supermarkets but you may want to reach the organic ones. You can explore some local herb stores.
When purchasing dried oregano, try to buy that which has been organically grown since this will give you more assurance that it has not been irradiated.
Food Export Group do offer to wholesale buyers organic dried oregano in bulk basis. Here all of the products are certified organic.