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Cooks' Ingredients Basil Waitrose 25g

2.8 out of 5 (27)

11 out of 27 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

life 3 days guaranteed (avg. 4)*

Suitable for vegetarians


Price per 10g: 32.8p


Product Description

Wonderfully aromatic, basil is widely used in Italian cookery and especially good with tomato based dishes. For fullest flavour, simply tear the leaves and add raw to salads or to hot dishes during cooking.
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Oregano. Also an essential ingredient in Italian cookery, a spicy aromatic herb and a perfect addition to tomato, chilli, garlic and onion dishes.
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Product Information





Store in a cool dry place

Preparation and Usage

Fragrant and full of flavour, basil is widely used in Italian cookery and is especially good with tomato based dishes. Simply tear the leaves and add to salads, sauces and dressings

Wash before use.

Country of Origin

Country of origin may vary depending upon seasonality


Waitrose Ltd.
Bracknell, Berkshire
RG12 8YA

Package Type

Film bag

Other Information

Do not refrigerate. Store in a cool dry place.

Safety Warning:
Plastic bags can be dangerous. To avoid danger of suffocation, keep this bag away from babies and small children.

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Customer Reviews

2.8 out of 5

27 customers reviewed this product Average rating 2.8

11 out of 27 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 1 star out of 5

Limp and black

Half of the basil was already black and soggy. I was not impressed! Especially as I had to use the leaves in a salad. They may be ok to blend if you're using these for a sauce.

Rating: 2 star out of 5

So limp

Brought to put on top of home made pizza and it was so limp as soon as I got it. Ended up chopping it and putting it ice cubes containers with olive oil and freezing as it's no good fresh for pizzas or salads

Rating: 5 star out of 5


Wonderful ingredient .Highly recommend it. Try roasting a chicken with a whole bunch inside.No need to add anything else for flavour. Place on a bed of vegetables for roasting & mash vegetables into the gravy. Excellent way to use up wilted basil. Try it.

Rating: 3 star out of 5

Ok but not Italian basil

This is no longer Italian basil with its thick shovel like leaves but instead a different variety with serrated thinner leaves and a less intense flavour, shipped from Jordan. It's ok but not as nice and no wonder it's often dead on arrival.

Rating: 2 star out of 5

2 of 6 found this review helpful.

Complete tosh

This completely ruined my margarita.What kind of mint is this? Tastes more like basil leaf to me.


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