Use savoury marjoram as you would oregano, in recipes for pasta, soups, salads and roasts. Marjoram is also a component of the herb blend Herbes de Provence.
This is a hearty pea soup in which dried split peas and a ham bone are cooked with carrots, potatoes, onions and a pinch of marjoram. You can choose to soak the peas overnight or use the faster method explained in the recipe.
These are a Czech savoury pancake called a 'Bramboracky' (bram-bor-atch-key). Grated potato is combined with garlic, marjoram and caraway seeds before being fried.
This version of the classic Beef Burgundy dish has black pepper, marjoram and thyme. It is fragrant and delicious.
Cooked polenta is seasoned with oregano or marjoram, set into cakes, cut into slices then grilled. It's then topped with a Gorgonzola and ricotta cheese spread.
Tempeh is a fermented soya bean paste and used as a meat substitute. Bite-sized tempeh pieces are tossed with a little oil and gain alot of flavour from marjoram, coriander, oregano, chives, and brewer's yeast. Baked until golden brown for a delicious snack or side dish. Potatoes also work well with this spice combination, if you prefer.
Spaghetti is mixed with sautéed garlic, tomatoes, basil and marjoram in this quick and easy pasta recipe which is ideal for a tasty midweek meal.
Thyme, marjoram, rosemary and sage season this delicious dish. It incorporates swedes, carrots, parsnips and turnips.
These zucchini fitters are full of flavour with Parmesan cheese, garlic, oregano, marjoram and basil, fried in oil then topped with tomato and mozzarella cheese.
Fresh marjoram really makes a difference to this beetroot salad recipe which is dressed with a simple cider vinaigrette. Enjoy!
Eggplant roasted in the oven, served with sauteed onion and capsicum then drizzled in a homemade marjoram vinaigrette. Makes a great dinner, side or tapas.