Marjoram, Sweet in Greek means joy of the mountains; this plant is meant to symbolize peace, harmony and happiness. Marjoram is a member of the mint family and related to oregano although sweeter and more delicate. The flavor is warm, aromatic, slightly sharp and bitter.
Usage/Recipe Tips: Marjoram is believed to have originated in Saudi Arabia and is cultivated in many countries such as France, Grenada, Italy, Morocco, South America, Tunisia, and limitledy in the United States. Sweet marjoram is used in condiments, sauces, Italian dishes/seasoning, sausages, pizza, and teas.
Nutritional Information: Marjoram leaves are an excellent source of Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Folates, and Vitamin C, and has essential nutrients such as Iron, Calcium, Potassium, Manganese, Copper, Zinc and Magnesium.