Recipies with hyssop
|Lake Léman Arctic char in hyssop court-bouillon with market vegetables||Easy||37.4||Saveurs du Monde|
* This information is for illustrative purposes only. Your cooking techniques and products used can significantly change the nutritional values of your recipe.
Hyssop is a perennial shrub found in the typical scrubland environment of Mediterranean regions. Its flowers may be violet, blue, white or pink and are grouped in spikes. Much used by the ancient Greeks and Romans and into medieval times, this wide-ranging plant had almost deserted our tables, but is now making a comeback in the cooking of top chefs.
Hyssop is a word of Greek origin. The Hyssopos of Dioscorides took its name from azob (a holy herb), because it was used for cleaning sacred places. It is alluded to in the Scriptures: "Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean"