Spearmint adds a fresh accent to roast lamb, pork, chicken, salads and cucumbers. Quite popular in Mediterranean and European cuisines. Refreshing as they are, one can add mint to summer cocktails and drinks like mojito.
Spearmint is a member of the mint family that is widely distributed throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Our domestic spearmint is a hybrid of uncertain origin, but with a naturalized range that includes the U.S. The dried leaf is commonly used in Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines. The herb is also tinctured or used to make syrup.