Oregano is generally described as possessing a strongly aromatic, camphoraceous aroma and a slightly bitter, pungent flavor. This pungent flavor is composed of earthy/musty, green, hay and minty notes. The spice imparts a slightly astringent mouthfeel.
While cooking, sprinkle meat, chicken with oregano for flavor.
Use it in marinades or stuffings.
Chop and mix into bread or pizza dough for a herby flavor.
Add fresh oregano leaves to a salad.
Sprinkle onto slices of mozzarella cheese and tomato, and drizzle with olive oil.
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