Tuesday, 26 August 2014

sweet cinnamon basil



never thought I would see any herb flowering in my garden..

but it did!

and I'm so thrilled to bits

presenting my cinnamon basil! :)

tadaa..




tiny yet dainty sweet flower..






from this tiny pot which I bought from the supermarket 3 months ago!





if you are wondering if it taste like cinnamon..
it has the faint scent of cinnamon
but tastes like sweet basil


10 comments:

  1. I have bought this plant from the supermarket too but they didn't last as long as yours. Its no wonder that you are so thrilled.

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    1. I was warned about supermarket plants but I bought it anyway. This surely was a lovely surprise :)

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  2. I love basil and cinnamon taste as well Ash!
    I planted its seed in early summer and now have a pot with large basil 'wood'!
    When I cook salad I use 4-5 leaves for it. Yummy!

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    1. Did you say large? Wow! Can't imagine that but it is woody alright. I thought it was dying when I saw it turning 'wood'! LoL!! Yeah..I must remember to cook this often so that it gets pruned and bear more flowers! Oh thanks Nadezda for this reminder :)

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  3. I like basil, but such species as you describe is not zalam yet. Interesting. Regards.

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    1. This is first experience for me too Giga. It's a lovely plant and I hope you have one in your greenhouse..winter is on its way right.

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  4. Hello Ash! It's been too long since my last visit :( Basil is one of our favourite summer plants. We make sure to accidentally brush by it every time we're in the garden. It's wonderful aromatherapy!

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    1. Hi Rosemary..glad to see you here again. We all have our commitments, don't worry about that, come when you can..my door is always open :)
      Have you tried doing that to lemon thyme? Ooohh..you'll go crazy with its scent! And plant it next to your gate!

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  5. Que bonito post, me he paseado por tu bloc y me ha encantado.
    Te animo a hacer una ojeada en el post de esta semana y seguro que veras algunas ideas realmente interesantes.Deseo que te guste y si es así me alegraria que te hicieras seguidora. gracias por visitarme.
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    1. Hello Julia,
      Welcome to you! :)
      I must say it is a pleasure to have you here in my tiny garden. And I will be following you soon. Thanks for taking the time to browse my blog ;)

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Thanks for your lovely words...