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April 25 2006 at 8:13 PM
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with that soup recipe. At first I thought that oregano was, well, just "oregano" and nothing to do with majoram. Quick squint in my herb reference and indeed it is the 'wild' type

Catalan: orenga, Spanish: orégano, Portuguese: orégão, Italian: origano, Greek: rigani

Origanum vulgare; "Joy of the Mountains"; member of the mint family Lamiaceae; mountain mint, wild majoram.

Nothing to do with Mexican, Cuban, Syrian, Brazilian, Ornamental and Purple varieties of "oregano".


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