Sweet Marjoram from Greece
A “cousin” of oregano & one of the main aromatic plants composing the French herbes de Provence blend, marjoram is another Mediterranean staple and one whose fragrance and flavor change a lot, depending on the varietal and place of origin.
Daphnis & Chloe's fragrant selection arrives in small quantities from an organic farm on the island of Crete. It’s harvested by hand, dried naturally and sorted in-house at D&C
Marjoram has a protagonistic role in the culinary tradition of several Greek islands. In the traditional cuisine of Kefalonia, they use it to give a flowery, subtle spiciness to many of their tomato, fish or root vegetable recipes. In nearby Lefkada, it’s a must for lentil soups. Pleasantly intense, D&C's marjoram has a flowery and peppery fragrance with hints of citrus. It also makes a lovely herbal tea