Rosemary grows all around the Mediterranean in hedges and windbreaks and in the wild. It has an intense aromatic flavour and perfume. We use it mostly with meat.
Rosemary is a Mediterranean native whose Latin name means dew of the sea is often referred to as the Tuscan herb. It is indispensable in such italian dishes as the traditional Easter roast lamb called abbacchio and pasta e fagioli the popular macaroni and bean soup.