Rosemary refers to the classic spice, but we it hardly used, since in our latitudes it does not grow in the wild. Therefore, many Housewives are interested in how to use rosemary in cooking.

Rosemary is very popular in Mediterranean cuisine. For example, the Italians and the French add it to a variety of dishes, from meat and fish to fruit compotes and desserts. The French often add rosemary to "bouquet Garni"{!LANG-fdd9f844b1be3a9263a9dc62800cc027!}

Due to the high content of the essential oil of rosemary has sweet and camphor aroma with subtle pine notes{!LANG-39d681b1b916f4f66617aaee0e27fd64!}

Add rosemary in almost any dish{!LANG-bfffc6f313d1415cae77b0f4640aa50c!}

But best rosemary goes well with meat{!LANG-ab042b921447564d9de1ab1453011650!}

Keep in mind that rosemary has a very intense aroma, therefore {!LANG-bc5d628160511cafb46a11602a8f13cb!}. to flavor dishes or just have a pinch of dried rosemary or fresh sprigs. If you overdo it, there is a chance to dish, the aroma of which evoked the Association with coniferous forest.

Rosemary in cooking, often combining with other spices, the flavor of which enhances and complements the flavor of rosemary. So, rosemary goes well{!LANG-d7d15f9b0d9f1ddc8bc6323f0844abdd!}

However do not combine it with Bay leaf{!LANG-33089320c7adcf58c5777e8e0b440b63!}

A few words should be said about the storage of rosemary. Because of the strong flavor it will keep in an airtight container. Dried rosemary is best stored in tightly closed dark glass{!LANG-a4096e0e571f37fbde4b7f9f6e3275c8!}

Sprigs of fresh rosemary{!LANG-f4e667435bc5e1b0d69a6361aebe767c!}

And rosemary can be flavored vinegar or olive oil{!LANG-200657ab7f38d0c1f83e41b290a9ab9c!}

Rosemary can give dishes a wonderful taste and aroma, which cannot be achieved using other spices. However, it is worth remembering that rosemary — a spice whimsical, even a slight "overdose" can completely ruin a dish{!LANG-e90b9fbd94c0578e081c6c1e91ba534e!}