This popular herb imparts a fresh clean scent and a strong menthol flavor with sweet overtones. It is rich in vitamin A and vitamin C as well as in manganese traces. In addition it is prized for its medicinal and therapeutic properties. Use for both sweet and savory dishes. Infuse syrups or blend into cocktails, yogurt, whipped creams and sorbet. Use as an aromatic garnish on food and beverages. Add to fresh fruit, green or grain salad. Its flavor pairs well with citrus, berries, seafood, lamb, melons, peas, beans, summer squash, chocolate and aged sheep’s milk cheeses. Mint is delicate and bruises easily; keep cool and dry in the refrigerator until ready to use.