Country of origin: UK Weight: 50g
Facts: Tarragon is widely used as a herb in cooking but also has a long history of medicinal uses. It used to be chewed to cure toothache because of its ability to numb the mouth. It is also great for the digestive system as it relieves stomach cramps and promotes the appetite. The flavour of tarragon resembles licorice. James Beard, culinary guru, once said "I believe that if I ever had to practice cannibalism, I might manage if there were enough tarragon around"!!
Storage: Best kept in the fridge, wrapped in a damp piece of kitchen roll.
Preparation and cooking: Rinse before use. Tarragon is widely used in French cooking, and is used to compliment chicken and fish dishes, and is also used in bearnaise sauce.