That’s the real enchantment of herbs, how all the gifts of aroma, flavor, and healing capture us!
The name savory is a good descriptor of the flavor of this herb. It has a bit of hot spicy flavor on the tongue. Savory tastes like a combination of oregano and thyme. The essential oils of savory and thyme are very similar in their chemical make-up so their similar flavor that can be used interchangeably in recipes
The flower petals are edible with a tangy almost peppery taste that can be sprinkled in soups, scrambled eggs, herb butters, and salads. Harvest the flower petals for use, either fresh or dried, to make soothing skin treatments.
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