Aromatic annual herb (Satureja hortensis) of the mint family, native to southern Europe. The dried leaves and flowering tops are used as a flavouring and in herb bouquets. Winter, or dwarf, savory (S. montana) is smaller and flowers in winter. It is used for culinary purposes almost interchangeably with the summer species.
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Savory or Savoury may refer to:
Savory sensations: savory flavors are part of many comfort foods. Some ingredients used in making these flavors include fruits and vegetables, peppers, onions, garlic, tomatoes, miso and umami; savory notes are also being incorporated into beverages and desserts. Information on varying sodium resources is also included.(new product trends)
Apr 01, 2010; Exotic, savory flavors are entering the marketplace in home cooking, restaurant food and food manufacturing. Popular...
You say savory, I say umami: savory ingredients are helping meet newfound interest in flavors based on vegetables, spices and ethnic foods.(SAVORY)
Jul 01, 2005; Flavor manufacturers and food processors believe savory roughly describes the fabled fifth flavor: not salty, sour, sweet,...