Thai Basil is a spicy, anise-liquorice flavoured basil. With their lovely purple stems and purple-veined leaves on a shiny, dark green background, these plants are not only grown for their culinary uses but also as ornamental specimens. Thai Basil is widely used in the cuisines of Southeast Asia, including Thai, Vietnamese, Lao and Cambodian cuisines. It is best when eaten raw—in fact, a plate of raw Thai Basil leaves is often served as an accompaniment to the Vietnamese pho. The plant is said to have the ability to convey good fortune to its user while also protecting him or her from evil spirits. If a leaf is placed in one’s pocket, it will cause money to enter one’s pocket soon thereafter.
Order by 10am Monday for Tuesday pick up at Montgomery's Market Wednesday 2-6pm (temporarily relocated to Islington United Church due to construction) and 10am Thursday for pick up at Roundhouse market 11am - 3pm