Our home grown Apple Mint gives a fantastic Aromatic smell and taste; it provides an excellent on ice-cream and desserts. The bright green leaves of Apple mint are uniquely round in shape with slightly toothed edges. Both the leaves and stems of Apple mint are covered in fine hairs, hence its nickname woolly mint.
It imparts a fruity aroma with nuances of apple, although it has less mint flavour compared to other culinary mint varieties. When allowed to bloom Apple mint will produce spears of white to pale pink flowers.
The great number of varieties of Mint make it a perfect accompaniment to both sweet and savoury dishes. Recognised by its strong aroma, mint accompanies parsley, coriander and basil.
This mint is excellent as either a Tea, in soups, salads and can liven sauces, meats and fish. It is excellent in sweet dishes and chocolate as well as lemon based desserts.