Savory Leaf (Cut and Sifted)
Botanical Name: Satureja hortensis
Savory leaves are harvested from a plant that is native to the temperate zones of the Northern Hemisphere, and bloom during the latter half of the summer. Summer savory spice is popular in the Maritime provinces of Canada, where if is used in poultry stuffing and savory meat pies. Dried summer savory is used as a table condiment in several Balkan countries as well; for example, if you dine in the home of a Bulgarian family, instead of salt and black pepper, they are likely offer you paprika and dried summer savory as well as salt. Summer savory spice is also a common ingredient in the cuisines of Hungary and Romania.