Coarse in texture and highly aromatic, with a peppery licorice flavour.
Tarragon helps to stimulate the appetite, improve digestion, relieve flatulence and overcome colic. It also acts as a diuretic to help rid the body of excess fluid. Tarragon is a good source of niacin, phosphorus, copper and vitamins A and C.
Works Well With…
Tarragon is the key ingredient in béarnaise sauce. It can be added to vinegar to infuse depth of flavor. It’s also a wonderful pairing to chicken, eggs, fish, shallots, beef, tomatoes and mayonnaise.