Daphnis and Chloe - Organic Sage from Crete

Organic Sage from Crete

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In Crete, it is a popular belief that the locals owe their longevity to the local sage! This robust variety (Salvia fruticosa) is found across the Aegean Sea islands. One of its main differences from common European sage is a more intense taste and fragrance. Interestingly, it tends to smell stronger when it grows in arid soils. Daphnis and Chloe's selection comes from an organic farm in Crete, where all herbs are processed lovingly by hand. This unique variety makes a mark even when used in ...Read More...

In Crete, it is a popular belief that the locals owe their longevity to the local sage! This robust variety (Salvia fruticosa) is found across the Aegean Sea islands. One of its main differences from common European sage is a more intense taste and fragrance. Interestingly, it tends to smell stronger when it grows in arid soils. Daphnis and Chloe's selection comes from an organic farm in Crete, where all herbs are processed lovingly by hand. This unique variety makes a mark even when used in tiny quantities. Make sage tea (0.5g per cup), add leaves in cooking, garnish cocktails, or grind with coarse salt to sprinkle over butter and anchovy bruschettas. DROOL. 16g.

Under the Acropolis Hill of Athens, in the neighborhood of Neos Kosmos, Daphnis & Chloe specialise in rare and forgotten terroir herbs of Greece. These Mediterranean heirloom herbs rarely leave their places of origin.

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