Linalol (wild thyme)

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Linalol (wild thyme)

Technical guide

Ingredients Linalol (wild thyme)
Origin France
Net weight 10 g
Conservation / Utilisation In a dry, dark place such as a closed cupboard.
Price incl. tax €6.50

Hints of lavender and spices. For vegetables.

Conseil It goes well with vegetables. A sweet thyme for children. Ideal in the evening as an herbal tea before sleeping.

Thyme infusion :
provide 1 teaspoon of thym for 1 large cup, pour boiling water and infuse for 4 to 5 min

The words of Olivier Roellinger

This thyme hints of both lavender and spices compliments vegetables in addition to being particularly good in herbal tea, in wintertime.

Story

Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is an aromatic plant which flourishes in a wild dry and sunny environments such as scrubland, in the form of odoriferous mats.
In the scrublands of southern France, during the spring this wild thyme is hand-picked using a sickle, according to traditional methods and organic farming practices, then it is gently dried.
Thyme has adapted to its environment by changing the composition of its essential oil, which explains the differences of perfums and flavors between these wild thyme.

Thyme was known and appreciated by the ancient Egyptians and Greeks. Foreign cook writers used to say it was the "secret of French cuisine". Thyme is used in many French traditionnal recipes such as stew, beef bourguignon, cassoulet. Thyme is the essential ingredient of the "bouquet garni".