Herbs and Spices Perth Australia

Tarragon Leaves Canister 90g

A herb that grows to about 90 cm. It is dried and used as a vegetable seasoning.
Code: CTAR90
Quantity: Good Supply
Availability: Always Available
$ 11.95
GST exempt

Usage

Its distinct anise like flavour makes it popular in salads, pickles, seafoods and poultry dishes. Used to make a BĂ©arnaise sauce and poured onto a steak or veal.

Medicinal Powers?

It is reputedly a breath freshener, inducer of sleep and beneficial to the heart.

Stimulates appetite and digestion.

Fun Facts

Originally from Siberia and North Western America

Author "Alexander Dumas" of The three musketeers exclaimed that "there is no good vinegar without tarragon!".

The French word for Tarragon is "Estragon", which means "little dragon". The relation with the dragon comes from the belief that tarragon was an antidote to the venom of serpents.

Tarragon can be propagated only by root divisions or from cuttings.