Oregano is not an herb but rather a name used to define nearly 40 plants available across the world that respond to the same flavor profile. Greece happens to be where the most praised varieties come from and Mount Taygetus is home to the most popular of all Greek oreganos. Rich in essential oils, pungent and peppery, this is what we call all-purpose oregano.
Oregano is an essential seasoning for all things Mediterranean from pizzas to grilled meat and veggies. A wise old trick says that a pinch of oregano in your legumes can facilitate digestion. We also love mixing it with coarse salt, black pepper and chili flakes.
We couldn’t help but to fall under the spell and captivating charm of Daphnis and Chloe’s products! A few year ago, the company’s founder, Evangelia Koutsovoulou, devoted herself to discovering the best spices, herbs and herbal teas that her native Greece has to offer. Her research lead to the unearthing of a variety of unique products, some of the best that the Mediterranean has to offer, and which grow in distinct terroirs on smaller islands, as well as in farming areas in Northern Greece. All Daphnis and Chloe products are harvested on small, artisanal farms or gathered on mountain sides where they grow wild.