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any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum

(Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century

leaves of the common basil

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In a black bandana, Basil patiently waited for the coffin with Rosalinda, who runs Clive Pugh Funeral Directors in Shrewsbury, Shrops, with her husband.
7 Add baby tomatoes, the cream and basil chiffonade (stacking, rolling tightly and slicing the leaves into thin, long strips).
Basil is as diverse as the cultures and regions around the globe.
I have no delusions that I can outdo the hugely funded sweet basil breeding programs in play at Cornell University and elsewhere--that isn't my goal.
2 BASIL contains high levels of beta carotene, vitamin A, cryptoxanthin, lutein and zeaxanthin and antioxidants.
Basil returned to Lebanon in 1993 as a consultant to the United Nations and soon became among the most trusted advisers of the late Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
Antibacterial chemistry was studied through thin layer chromatography (TLC) analyses with selected Pakistani varieties of basil, and it was confirmed the presence of bioactive compounds like alkaloids and terpenoids (15% sulphuric acid and Dragedroff's reagent) in hexane extracts.
Serve the chicken with the basil mash and a green salad on the side, if you like.
Drizzle with a quick sauce made from olive oil, lemon, capers, and fresh chopped basil.
For the first time at a US audio show, Basil will be featuring the full Super Lumina loom in a complete 500 series system.
There are more than 165 basil species, however the most common in the U.
Go along and join in the mayhem - and even meet Basil and Mr Stephen after the show.
2 BASIL belongs to the mint family and its leaves can be used fresh or dried.
That same year the family sailed to Hamilton, Ontario, where Basil, at 47, set up a new business.
Then, recently, I had Spicy Basil Chicken with ground chicken.