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9 plants that can be grown in the kitchen and used in cooking

Any dish magically transformed, if you add fresh seasonings. But to get them in your kitchen, even without going to the supermarket. At least 9 fragrant and useful plants that are used as seasoning for many dishes, will grow on the window sill of any apartment or home. You do not even need special equipment, it is enough to provide them with abundant watering and plenty of sunlight.

1. Oregano

Original seasoning minute availability. | Photo: img.tsn.ua

Original seasoning minute availability. | Photo: img.tsn.ua

Oregano also known as oregano in combination with other ingredients can each time reveal a new. Adding it to the dish, you can achieve originality and excellent taste. Oregano goes well with vegetables, first courses, meat, sauces and fish. To grow a plant, you need to take a sprout from fresh spices and put in the ground, in a pot with good drainage. The best place for oregano to be on the South window, where the light and heat.

2. Parsley

Delicate spicy aroma and sweet taste has conquered the world. | Photo: ukrspice.kiev.ua

Delicate spicy aroma and sweet taste has conquered the world. | Photo: ukrspice.kiev.ua

Parsley can be grown from seed or transplanted adult Bush. This should be done at the end of the gardening season. For good growth, parsley needs a lot of light, so it will be good for the South Windows. On the East and West it also will grow, but slowly. Parsley is good for any decoration of dishes, as well as for a pleasant sweetish taste.

3. Basil

Basil is not only suitable for many dishes, but also drinks. | Photo: medjournal.info

Basil is not only suitable for many dishes, but also drinks. | Photo: medjournal.info

Basil — a spice that has a special piquancy. It is well suited for fish, meat, vegetable dishes and sweet drinks. Basil praised by many culinary masters, magazines and books on cooking delicious and healthy food. In order to grow, you need to take care of the abundance of heat and sun. The farming can start with seeds that are placed in the pots which just need to be put on a window facing South.

4. Bay leaf

Bay plant will give not only a variety of home-cooked food, but also a pleasant aroma all over the kitchen. | Photo: xcook.info

Bay plant will give not only a variety of home-cooked food, but also a pleasant aroma all over the kitchen. | Photo: xcook.info

Bay leaf is popular in cooking all over the world. It goes well with bean dishes, soups and soup all varieties, adds a pleasant flavor to seafood, fish and main courses of meat. It is added to cereals and sauces. And Bay leaf is a wonderful ensemble with all canned vegetables. Plant Laurel shall lie on the windowsill West or East window where not much light. But you need to make sure that the pot is soft enough ground and air.

5. Chervil

Spicy taste that will make the dish really special. | Photo: agrostory.com

Spicy taste that will make the dish really special. | Photo: agrostory.com

Chervil is an unusual, subtle, but very useful weed. It has a piquant, but quickly volatilized aroma, which can be heard like tarragon, parsley and anise notes. Fresh leaves of the plant, containing large amounts of vitamins, are great for meat and fish dishes. Chervil seeds can be collected in late summer, then planted in the ground. The pot should be put in a place with low light and cool temperature in the range of 18 to 23 degrees.

6. Tarragon

Tarragon gives the dish a bright, rich and fresh bouquet. | Photo: xcook.info

Tarragon gives the dish a bright, rich and fresh bouquet. | Photo: xcook.info

First, the plant tarragon need to grow in the garden or cottage. After it will throw the leaves, it can be moved into the room and put on a few days in a cool place, and then send to relocate to the South window where plenty of sun. The plant should be regularly feed with liquid fertilizer. Then the fresh leaves will delight you with a slightly tart, spicy and original flavor.

7. Thyme

Intense aroma of fresh spices directly into the kitchen window. | Photo: zabavnik.club

Intense aroma of fresh spices directly into the kitchen window. | Photo: zabavnik.club

Thyme likes a lot of sun, but will feel fantastic and the Windows are facing East or West. To implant it we need fresh bone, cut from outdoor plants. But it is better to transplant in the home pot of thyme with already formed roots. The thyme gives the dish a spicy taste and rich pleasant aroma, perfectly complementing the pork, potatoes and cabbage, cheese, canned food and many drinks.

8. Rosemary

A spicy condiment which goes well with fish and meat. | Photo: lavka-pripravka.com

A spicy condiment which goes well with fish and meat. | Photo: lavka-pripravka.com

Sprout of rosemary be rooted in damp earth. Rusty he would be best in the South window. Rosemary is applicable not only in cooking, it acts as a natural air freshener, so you need to prepare for the fact that your kitchen will smell a fresh, pleasant scent throughout the cool seasons.

9. Sage

Fragrant condiment with a strong taste. | Photo: alkogolhelp.org

Fragrant condiment with a strong taste. | Photo: alkogolhelp.org

To begin to grow potted sage, need to take the process plant from the street. It would be better if it is already rooted, but will root and sprout simple. Sage tolerates dry air indoors, but needs plenty of sunlight from Windows facing South. Sage is not just used in cooking, it is also very useful. Fresh leaves have a bitter, spicy and astringent taste, but a delicate, slightly tart flavor.