Oregano is a wild variety with a robust flavor. It has a warm aroma and a pleasant musty flavor that brings out the flavor of tomatoes and eggplant. When you are buying dried herbs, they should look bright not faded. Store them in air tight containers in a cool dark place, because light spoils their flavor, and shortens their shelf life.
Jayshree Oregano is an essential flavoring for Italian pizzas and its characteristic aroma pervades Italian pizza parlors all over the world. Oregano has a sweet rather floral scent. The name oregano derives from the Greek for “joy of the mountain” which is where the wide variety of this herb thrives. Oregano is one of the ingredients of commercial chili powder.