9 Easy Herbs to Grow Indoors for the Winter
by Sonu Verma
Basil is a common herb used in salads, pasta dishes, pizzas, and pesto. It has a sweet, somewhat spicy flavour.
Thyme is a bushy, fragrant plant with small, delicate leaves and a rich, earthy flavour. Thyme works nicely as a spice for meats and soups.
This grass-like herb has a slight onion flavour. Chives are widely used as a garnish on soups, salads, and baked potatoes.
Rosemary is highly aromatic and has needle-like leaves with a savoury flavour. Many recipes call for rosemary, particularly in roasted meats, potatoes, and vegetables.
Parsley is perhaps the most frequent herb garnish, with a moderate but vibrant flavour. You can use parsley to flavour salads, soups, and roasted vegetables.
Mint is an excellent herb to keep on hand in the kitchen. It has a cold and pleasant menthol flavour. Mint leaves also make an excellent tea.
Oregano is a spicy, fragrant herb with a strong, slightly bitter taste. Most herbs lose their effectiveness when dried, but oregano is an exception.