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Sage

Sage

Description

A medium sized perennial shrub with blue-gray-green narrow leaves and a strong herbaceous flavor.

Applications/Techniques

Sage should be used sparingly and could easily overpower a dish, it is best to use at the end of the cooking process

History

Sage is not an herb restricted to culinary use, in the past it was believed to have healing properties and was used medicinally long before it was used in the kitchen.

Flavor Friends

  • Apples
  • Beans
  • Butter
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cherries
  • Chickpeas
  • Corn
  • Eggplant
  • Fennel
  • Garlic
  • Honey
  • Lemon
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Pears
  • Potatoes
  • Squash, winter
  • Tomatoes

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