Summer Savory is an herb with a spicy aroma and sharp, peppery flavor with hints of minty sweetness. It is a more common ingredient than its close cousin winter savory due to it’s milder flavor. The flavor of savory summer also closely resembles thyme and marjoram.
A dash of summer savory can brighten up mild foods without overwhelming them. The flavor pairs especially well with egg, bean, and lentil dishes. Summer savory is also a common ingredient in sausages and meat seasoning.
While savory is a popular in many styles of cooking, it is a key ingredient in Bulgarian cuisine. In fact, many Bulgarian tables have salt, paprika, and savory in the place of salt and pepper shakers.
Summer Savory is also a key ingredient in Herbes de Provence, a mixture of dried herbs typical of southeast France.
Summer savory is also known as chubritza, sarriette, and santoreggia. Spice Specialist summer savory is 100% summery savory, with no additives.