Basil Cress, genuine basil

Basil Cress is a bold, fresh cress with flavours of basil and mild notes of clove.

Origin
South Europe
Taste / Aroma
genuine basil
Season(s)
Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Asparagus, Christmas, Coquille St Jacques, Easter, Mussel, Strawberry, Valentine's Day
Storage
Warm, 12-16 °C

Taste

Basil Cress is a bold, fresh cress with flavours of basil and mild notes of clove. Because the leaves are young, the cress can be used whole.

Taste Friends

The flavour of Basil Cress really comes through in combination with veal, lamb, or chicken. It's also the perfect addition to salads, vegetables, or in vegetable dishes. A special quality of Basil Cress is the fact that it can be heated without losing its cress flavour.

Origin

The herb basil is used in cuisines all around the world. But most people associate basil with Italian cuisine and other Mediterranean cuisines. Not everyone knows that basil is also frequently used in Indonesian and Thai cuisine. In India, basil is a sacred herb, and it is used in offerings to the gods.

Availibilty

Basil Cress is available year round and can easily be stored for up to seven days at a temperature of 12-16°C. Never store Basil Cress in the refrigerator as it hates temperatures below 8°C. Produced in a socially responsible culture, Basil Cress meets the hygienic kitchen standards. The product is ready to use, since it is grown clean and hygienically. Basil Cress is, as all the Koppert Cress cresses and specialties, produced according to the SQF 2000 guidelines.

Specifications

Taste
Sweet, Salty, Sour, Bitter, Umami
Cultures
African, Alpine, Balkan, Baltic, Chilean, Nederlands, French, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Peruvian, Portugese, Spanish, Turkish
Packaging
16 bakjes in een solitairdoos (30x40 cm), 12 bakjes CressSingles, Folie
Usage
Baking, Blending, Bruising, Canning, Chopping, Cold infusion, Confiture, Extracting, Freezing, Gel, Hot infusion, Macerate, Marinating, Oil, Pasta / Dough, Pickling, Sous vide, Syrup
Colors
Green
Dishes
Alcohol, Breakfast, Cheese, Cocktail, Crustaceans, Dessert, Fish, Fruit, Functional, Infusion, Lunch, Main course, Meat, Pasta, Pastry, Pizza, Poultry, Salad, Sandwich, Snack, Soup, Starter, Tea, Vegetarian, Vegetables, Water
Taste Friends
Gin, Vodka, Mozzarella, Cheese (others), Chocolate, Prawns, Lobster, Crab, Crustaceans others, Cod, Eel, Monkfish, Salmon, Fish (saltwater), Fish (freshwater), Shellfish, Apricot, Banana, Citrus, Coconut, Cucumber, Eggplant, Grapefruit, Kalamansi, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Mango, Olives, Orange, Peach, Pineapple, Plum, Granatapfel, Pumpkin, Raspberry, Red fruit, Strawberry, Tomato, Watermelon, Rabbit, Basil, Chives, Dill, Fennel, Mint, Parsely, Tarragon, Anise, Beans, Beef, Dried ham, Goat, Lamb, Offals, Porc, Sheep, Veal, Meat, Porcini mushrooms, Truffle, Mushrooms (others), Almonds, Hazelnut, Pistachio, Walnut, Nuts, Chicken, Duck, Goose, Pheasant, Pigeon, Quail, Kalkoen, Poultry (other), Scallop, Oyster, Squid, Black pepper, Mustard, Salt, Vanilla, Chili, Artichokes, Asparagus, Avocado, Celery, Carrot, Cauliflower, Garlic, Lettuce, Onion, Potato, Butternut squash, Sweet potato, Bread, Couscous, Egg, Olive oil, Pumpkin seeds, Rice, Seaweed, Sugar, Tofu, Yuzu
Nutrients
Iron, Riboflavin / Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Calcium

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