TOP 6 SPICIEST HERBS
We are used to spicy peppers but did you know that herbs can be hot too? In
fact, they can numb your tongue when you eat them fresh. Their leaves and
flowers (or stem section for Lemon Grass) can be added fresh to dishes or
dried. Because they have big bold flavors, they can be used alone or mixed
with other herbs.
Not truly a thyme, this plant has tiny
leaves and flowers that are extremely spicy.
Only the white part of the stalk
below the ground is spicy and is used in cooking. The lemony leaves make a
super refreshing summer ice tea.
One of our spicy oreganos, Cretan Oregano
is not only hot but has what we consider the best flavor of all the
oreganos. While it can be used fresh, the flavor is more concentrated when
Italian Oregano Thyme
not usually thought of as a spicy herb but this one is. Try it instead of
The "little dragon" herb that leaves licorice fire on your palette is
perfect for so many foods. While it does retain some flavor when dried, we
prefer it fresh.
This fiery herb has a flavor that is a combination of thyme and oregano. It
is often combined with Syrian Oregano and Conehead Thyme to make the spice