Quan Shui Wet Market

Sweet Basil

Flavour Of The Herb

A sweet taste with anise and clove undertones and a fresh, fragrant, and slightly peppery aroma. Sweet basil has a sweeter flavour and more peppery notes compared to regular basil.

Health Benefits

⁠It contains nutrients and compounds that can help stave off chronic diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease and arthritis.

Suggested Recipes

Shrimp Pesto Pasta (recipe here)

Ingredient recommendations: Di Martino Authentic Italian Linguine and XXL Tiger Prawns 老虎虾 

Creamy Basil Chicken (recipe here)

Ingredient recommendations: S-Pure Boneless Leg 起骨全腿

Fun Facts 

Did you know? Sweet basil is also called Genoese Basil.

Parts to Use

The leaves

How to Harvest

Cut the leaves just above a pair of healthy leaves.