Our beloved grandfather, Poppy Sol, started this business in an open-air market. Three generations later, we’re still bringing smiles to our customers' faces.
Dry basil has a subtle peppery flavor but, when it's cooked, the initial flavor gives way to a sweeter note. Egyptian dry basil leaves are prominently featured in many cuisines around the world including Italian, Thai, Vietnamese and Laotian.
Our Egyptian dry basil is just basil, that's all. No artificial ingredients or preservatives are included because we believe that dry basil is best in its purest form.
Dry basil is a great addition to any sauce, stew, and salad. It's even delicious when sprinkled on cheese. Dry basil's flavor profile really comes out in recipes with long cooking times as in a marinara sauce, where the sustained simmer brings out its mild sweetness. With so many options, let your imagination lead you to new uses for this herb!
The first written evidence of basil's existence is 4,000 years old, originating from Egypt. The herb's name means "king" in Greek. Basil gained its royal name because it was considered a sacred herb in its native India and was often planted in temples because it was considered a protector.
2. Basil contains the flavonoids orietin and vicenin, plant pigments that shield cell structures from oxygen and radiation damage.
3. Basil contains eugenol, an oil that has anti-inflammatory effects, which may help individuals with arthritis and other inflammatory problems.
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james, little egg harbor, new jersey March 24, 2013
“second order just as good as the first (actually the word is fantastic). excellent quality,super fast shipping and crazy packaging. love it. you know I'll be back!”
Liz, Magalia, CA March 23, 2013
“OMG!! The nuts are amazing, I ordered a variety of things candied Pecans Honey Roasted Cashews, Malted Milk Balls, Cheddar Sesame Sticks, Basil, Pecan Bowlby Bits, Honey Sesame Sticks and Sesame Sticks (No Salt). I love everything I received I don't have a favorite yet. The nuts are so good, the basil is awesome! I can't wait until I can order more items to try. You can't beat the price...and the box all my goodies came in was just amazing what Nuts.com what a great idea they had!!! Thank you for your products I really appreciate you all!!! :-)”
Austina, Mesquite, Texas January 10, 2013
“Y'all are NUTS...and I love it. The chocolate covered cashews are the bomb. I did have to share them and that was a bummer. But my old man is crazy about them. The fresh cinnamon from Ceylon was great in the shake I made with the Spirulina and basil I bought for y'all .Everything smells so fresh and there is a lot of it. Thanx again- you Nut cases -keep up the good work... I will be ordering again soon..”
Chef Santiago, Mascotte, FL May 28, 2008
“I'm the Chef/Owner of Mascotte Meat Market. We produce sausage on a daily basis. Basil, Fennel and the rest of the spices you shipped, were perfect in quality and price.
Congratulations for keeping the World Healthy!!!
Chris UNO, Brooklyn, New York June 28, 2013
“In the boring and serious world of product purchasing you guys definitley have an awesome sense of humor. Oh and your product is great and perfectly priced.
Chris - MGR”
Serving Size 28g (~1 oz.)
(Approx. 16.2 Servings/Pound)
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories From Fat||9|
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.
Store in a cool dry place for up to 1 year. Refrigeration is not needed.
Country of Origin: Egypt
|1 Pound Bags|
|25 Pound Cases|