Taste:Thyme's flavour counters its appearance with bold tones of its essential oil, thymol. Its delivers layers of woodsy, savoury and mint flavours. Thyme retains its flavour better than most herbs when dried, but fresh thyme is still preferred.
Uses:Thyme is used to season stocks, stews and soups. Thyme can be used as a stand-alone herb or in savoury combinations. Thyme pairs well with seafood, red meat and poultry. Thyme releases its flavours slowly so it is favoured in slow and long cooking application.
Health Benefits:Thyme is rich in iron, as well as vitamins C, D and B-complex.