Is variegated oregano edible?
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Then, is all oregano edible?
Common Types of Oregano Origanum vulgare: This is the species most commonly known as oregano. Its best-known variety is Greek oregano (Origanum vulgare var. For example, Golden oregano (Origanum vulgare var. aureum) is an edible variety with gold-colored foliage.
One may also ask, is Greek oregano edible? Edible Uses Leaves - raw or cooked as a potherb[5, 52, 183]. Oregano is an important flavouring herb in Mediterranean cookery, and is often used dried rather than fresh. This sub-species has a much stronger flavour than the type.
Then, can you eat Cuban oregano?
Leaves contain pungent oils, which can be harnessed for cooking. The flavor of Cuban oregano is said to be much stronger than Greek oregano, the herb most frequently used to flavor pizzas and other Mediterranean dishes.
Is wild oregano the same as oregano?
In the Mediterranean, oregano is also known as wild marjoram, but that doesn't mean it is marjoram. Marjoram's botanical name is Origanum majorana, so it is the same genus as oregano but it is a different species. And marjoram's aroma is not quite as pungent as oregano's.