Mediterranean oregano is a warm and aromatic yet slightly bitter herb in the mint family. Good quality oregano has a pungency that numbs the tongue. The best quality oregano, such as our Mediterranean variety is grown in a warm, dry climate. More flavorful dried than fresh, oregano is sure to enhance the flavor of anything from pizza to Greek salads. It is also commonly used in chili powder.
Follow this simple ingredient guide and you won't go wrong: Mexican oregano = more pungent lemony taste, Mediterranean oregano = more delicate minty taste.