The leaves, fresh or dry, can be used while cooking. Savory parts have a slight peppery and tangy taste with marjoram like flavor. This herb has very good blending qualities.
In order to keep the fragrance and flavor intact, savory herb is generally added at the last moment to cooking recipes. This is because prolonged cooking might results in the evaporation of its essential oils.
- Fresh summer savory leaves are being used as a garnish in salads.
- Savory herbal tea is a popular health drink.
- The herb has also been used in the preparation of season soups, and sauces.
- In addition, along with other spicy items, the herb is used to marinate chicken, fish and meat recipes.