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Mint is grown for its aromatic and flavorful leaves. The oval serrated leaves are indented with veins and come to a point. They impart a fresh clean scent and a strong mint flavor with sweet overtones.
Mint is available from Rutiz farms year-round.
Mint is the most common mint of the Mentha genus. It is also known as garden mint. Its genera covers the most aromatic herbs and flowering plants that also happen to have an abundance of culinary purposes.
Mint is used both fresh and dried for both sweet and savory dishes. Infuse syrups or blend into cocktails, yogurt, whipped creams and sorbet. Pair with citrus, berries, custards, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes, seafood, melons, peas, beans, summer squash and aged sheep's milk cheeses. Mint is delicate and bruises easily; keep cool and dry in the refrigerator until ready to use.