Ocado Hand Cut Basil 50g

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Ocado Basil (Ocimum basilicum).

Basil is best known for its rich, peppery aroma and flavour so is a welcome addition to most meat, poultry and fish dishes. The leaves are a perfect partner to sliced, fresh tomatoes and the stems, which are just as flavoursome, are ideal for whizzing into a homemade pesto.

Basil has been used in Mediterranean and Asian cooking for centuries and was traditionally grown in warmer climates as it's very sensitive to cold conditions, so is often cultivated under glass in Europe.

Top Tip!
Basil contains many flavoursome, volatile oils that disappear if exposed to prolonged heat. To maximise the intense flavour, add the herb (torn, not sliced), at the end of the cooking process.

Basil doesn't like to be chilled as it suffers from blackening leaves. Store in its original packaging or airtight container away from direct sunlight in a kitchen cupboard.
Country of Origin
Country of origin may vary due to seasonality.

Country of origin may vary between Kenya, Morocco and The UK.

Suitable for vegetariansSuitable for vegetarians

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31 January 2024 by 
Huge bunch

Loads of lovely basil. No issues with it going bad early

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26 January 2024 by 
Didn\x27t last 48 hours

Black and moldy

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10 January 2024 by 
black and moldy

Another delivery, another refund

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19 December 2023 by 
Slimy black

Previously excellent, today's delivery black and slimy.

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16 December 2023 by 
Wilted

Didnt last till the next day.

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05 November 2023 by 
Great Basil

Brilliant, fresh basil this week. Not always so good, but this week was excellent

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