Caraway Thyme can be used as a substitute for real Caraway in any recipe. It is especially nice in bread or cooked with meat. The species name herba-barona translates herb of beef and refers to medieval times when herbs were frequently used to spice up meat that had gone just a wee bit past its expiration date.
Uses: French Thyme is one of three major varieties of Thyme and is a key ingredient in French cuisine. It compliments seafood, meat, veggies and stews well and can be used as a preservative. French Thyme also possess the same medical values as most other Thymes and is antiseptic.
Harvesting Lemon Thyme. The strong lemon aroma of lemon thyme plants is at its apex just before the flowering of its tiny purple blooms. Lemon thyme’s flavor is at its peak, just as that of all herbs, in the morning when the essential oils of the plant are most abundant.