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First Harvest of Basil

It’s the end of spring!

I nibbled the little green umbrellas from the basil plants, so that they’ll grow bigger horizontally.

I love fresh basil leaves in a simple tomato omelette.

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9 thoughts on “First Harvest of Basil

  1. Hari Qhuang says:

    It looks so different from lemon basil, which I have been depending on. The basil leaves we got here is dried and bottled. It is rather expensive, too! 🙂

    • Loraloozi says:

      Lemon basil? Never heard of it. Do you grow it? There are so many different varieties of basil. I have a pot of French basil, which has dry and small leaves, and grows into a cute round shape. I may post pictures when I harvest it. 🙂

      • Hari Qhuang says:

        No, I do not grow it. They can be easily found in the nearby rural areas or traditional market. I got a post about it in my blog. 🙂

    • Loraloozi says:

      oh, I forgot to mention: the basil plants in the pictures are Italian basil. It’s very commonly used in Italian cooking.

      • Hari Qhuang says:

        Thank you for sharing this information. I love learning about this topic. I find it amazing how people living in different parts of the world use their unique herbs and spices in cooking and medication. 🙂

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