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French Tarragon

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The two types of tarragon, Russian and French, both originate oddly enough from Russia. Tarragon is a staple in French cooking and a component of the French Fines Herbs blend along with chervil, parsley, and chives. The taste of French tarragon is savory with light anise or licorice-like flavors and is preferred over Russian tarragon.


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You can use tarragon leaves fresh or dried in a number of applications. It is commonly used in soups, sauces, chicken, fish and egg dishes. Tarragon is high in vitamins A and C and has been thought to stimulate the appetite.

French Tarragon Q&A


What is tarragon spice?

Tarragon is a savory herb that originates from Russia and is commonly used in cooking French recipes. There are 2 types of tarragon, French and Russian, but we only carry French Tarragon.

Is tarragon spicy?

No, tarragon is not spicy, despite having some peppery notes in its overall flavor.

What does french tarragon taste like?

French tarragon's taste has both licorice and anise-like notes in its flavor. The taste of French tarragon is preferred over Russian.

What spices go well with tarragon?

Tarragon goes well with spices such as parsley, chives, basil and dill.


Dietary Information

Salt-Free

MSG-Free

Nut-Free

Dairy-Free

Gluten-Free

Onion-Free

Garlic-Free

Black Pepper-Free

Corn-Free

Capsicum-Free

Sweetener-Free

Sugar-Free

Sesame-Free

Vegetarian

Vegan