Inventory, lb : 3.00
This item was last sold on : 03/27/17
Epazote is a unique culinary herb that cannot be replaced by any other herb. It is often referred to having both an acquired aroma and taste. Its green jagged leaves emit aromas of petroleum and citrus while its flavor is pungent, lemony with a sharp finish that increases with age.
Available year-round, epazote has a peak season in winter.
Epazote is grown as a leaf vegetable and an herb. Its other common names are Mexican Tea and Wormseed.
Epazote can be poisonous if consumed in large quantities but is well known as a digestive and carminative.
Used traditionally in Mexican and Latin American cuisine, Epazote may be used in sauces, soups and as a fresh green. Pair Epazote with tomatillo, tomato, onions, fresh chile, meat, poultry and seafood. Use sparingly as Epazote has a distinctly strong flavor. To store, keep dry and refrigerate.
Epazote has been used in Mexican cuisine for hundreds of years dating back to the Aztecs who used it for cooking as well as for medicinal purposes.
Epazote is an an annual or short-lived perennial herb native to Central America, South America, and southern Mexico. It can also grow in sub-tropical regions of Europe and grows wild in warmer parts of North America. Often times it can be considered an evasive weed as it can be found growing voluntarily in gardens and fields.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|The Craftsman New American Tavern||Encinitas CA||760-415-2380|
|Brigantine Pt Loma||San Diego CA||619-224-2871|
|Bahia Resort Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|Miho Gastrotruck||San Diego CA||619-867-4295|
|Toast Catering||san diego CA||858-208-9422|
|Hotel Palomar-Salt Box||San Diego CA||619-515-3003|
|Puesto-Downtown||San Diego CA||619-233-8880|
|Blind Lady||San Diego CA||619-255-2491|
|Zel's Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-755-0076|
|The Abbey Catering||San Diego CA||619-471-5656|
|Pacifica Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-792-0505|
|The Hake||La Jolla CA||619-994-7832|
|Marriott Coronado||Coronado CA||619-435-3000 x6335|
|Marriott Del Mar||San Diego CA||858-369-6029|
|Miguel's Cocina Pt Loma||San Diego CA||619-224-2401|
|JRDN Restaurant||San Diego CA||858-270-5736|
|Lauberge Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-259-1515|
|Art Institute of San Diego||San Diego CA||858-598-1200|
|Panama 66||San Diego CA||619-702-6373|
|Puesto-La Jolla||La Jolla CA||858-775-2289|
|Pueblo||San Diego CA||858-490-6298|
|Brigantine Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-481-1166|
|San Diego Culinary Institute Inc.||La Mesa CA||619-644-2100|
|Ceviche House||San Diego CA||619-454-0699|
|Un Mundo Mexican Grill||La Jolla CA||858-775-0673|
|Paradise Point Resort Main Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
Recipes that include Epazote. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Taste With The Eyes||Green Chard & Shiitake Tacos with Epazote|
|Sweet Life||Tequila Epazote Limeade|
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