A delicate looking herb with a penetrating fragrance. Thyme leaves are curled, elliptically shaped and very small. The upper leaf is green-grey in color on top, while the underside is a whitish color.
Handling and Storage
Leaves should look fresh and be a vibrant green-grey in color. They should be free from dark spots or yellowing. Fresh thyme leaves should be stored in the refrigerator wrapped in a slightly damp paper towel. Dried thyme should be kept in a tightly sealed glass container in a cool dark and dry place for up to six months.