Basil Piros Cress

Origin: Hungary
Flavour: clove, genuine basil, mint
Use: lamb shank, Thai curry
Culture: socially responsible culture with biological crop protection
Availability: year-round
Shelf Life: 55-60 degrees Fahrenheit (suggested)
Packaging: available as a single variety box (16 cups)

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Basil Piros Cress is a handsome plant, with purple or almost black leaves. The Basil Piros Cress belongs to the basil family, as is clear from its taste. It is highly aromatic, with clear notes of mint and clove. Basil Piros Cress will bring a lot of flavor and a splash of color to your salads, ratatouilles.


  • Norman Jill. Herbs & Spices, the cook’s reference. DK Publishing Inc, 2002.