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savory herb of the year 2015




International Herb Association


Herb of the Year 2015™ 

Start Savoring Savory!

Satureja spp.

This year’s Herb of the Year™ is perhaps, not as well known an herb as some, however the genus Satureja, deserves our attention as a useful and beneficial plant family. Savory has been revered since antiquity, is used in medicinal preparations, is respected in culinary circles around the world, especially Europe, and is stunning in the landscape, its flowers loved by pollinators. This book is brimming with facts on every facet of this plant from fragrance and flavor, botany and cultivation, lore and history to favorites, fun facts, medicinal information, not to mention recipes for the kitchen, the apothecary, and more!

This compilation is written by more than a dozen contributors—experts, members, as well as friends of IHA—and contains over 15 articles, in addition to photographs and illustrations from talented artists, all inspired by Savory, Herb of the Year 2015. 

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