Rosemary Rosemary is an evergreen shrub with a distinctive aroma and is used in culinary, medicinal, and cosmetic applications. Its needle-like leaves have a strong fragrance and a slightly bitter taste, which adds a special pungency to various dishes.
There are several types of rosemary, such as common rosemary, lemon rosemary, and southern rosemary. It contains essential oils, flavonoids, and other active compounds that make it beneficial for various uses.
In culinary, rosemary is used as a flavorful herb to enhance the taste of meat dishes, fish, poultry, vegetable dishes, sauces, and salads. It imparts a rich flavor and aroma, particularly well-suited for roasted and baked dishes. Rosemary is also used for infusing olive oil and marinades.