Inventory, 4 oz : 10.00
This item was last sold on : 12/08/23
Micro Thyme greens are very small in size and have thin, light green stems with 2-3 teardrop shaped leaves. The tiny leaves are dark green mixed with spots of purple, grey, and light green and they have a smooth texture with even edges. Micro Thyme may have a drier texture than other microgreens and can be somewhat fibrous, but it can also be tender and crisp depending on growing climate. It offers an earthy, herbal, spicy-sweet, clove-like flavor with hints of mint and woodsy aromas.
Micro Thyme is available year-round.
Micro Thyme, botanically classified as Thymus vulgaris, is a tiny edible green and a member of the Lamiaceae or mint family along with oregano, basil, and rosemary. Thyme is an aromatic and widely used culinary herb that also happens to be the main ingredient in bouquet garni and one of the principal ingredients in Herbs de Provence. Micro Thyme is a favored herb for chefs because of its ability to be used whole, provide a fresh, earthy flavor, and to enhance the visual appeal of dishes with its emerald green hue.
Micro Thyme contains some vitamin C, A, and B6, fiber, manganese, zinc, calcium, iron, and copper.
Micro Thyme greens are best suited for raw applications as their delicate structure and flavor cannot hold up to high heat. They can be incorporated into a variety of cuisines and sprinkled on top of pizza, spaghetti, eggs, or croquettes. They can also be used to season soups, sauces, chowders, stocks, and stews, or used to flavor marinades for meat. Micro Thyme pairs well with meats such as poultry, duck, turkey, lamb, veal, and Cornish hens, seafood, custards, tomatoes, cheese, garlic, rosemary, sage, oregano, basil, and marjoram. They will keep 5-7 days when stored unwashed, in a sealed container, and in the refrigerator.
Thyme is one of most used herbs in cuisines across the globe, ranging from the Caribbean, Asia, North America, South and Central America, to the Mediterranean. Its name is derived from Greek meaning courage, and thyme has been used as a symbol of courage and strength in battles during medieval times. Today, Micro Thyme is a new version of the classic herb and is becoming increasingly popular for its robust flavor, visual appeal, and ease of use. Both restaurant and home chefs are using the tiny green to garnish dishes and elevate the entire dining experience.
Thyme is native to the arid mountain regions of the Mediterranean and was introduced to the United States in the 1700s where it was planted in Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello garden. Micro Thyme was then created in California in the 1990s, and today it can be found at farmers markets and specialty grocers in Europe, Africa, Asia, South, Central, and North America.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Main||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|Herb & Sea||Encinitas CA||858-587-6601|
|Marriott Courtyard - Broadway||San Diego CA||619-446-3008|
|Herb & Wood||San Diego CA||520-205-1288|
|Rancho Valencia||Del Mar CA||858-756-1123|
|Carte Hotel||San Diego CA||619-365-1858|
|Town & Country San Diego||San Diego CA||619-291-7131|
Recipes that include Micro Thyme. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Cooking And Beer||Grilled Eggplant Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette|
|Delish||Split Pea Soup|