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Fresh Herbs: The Secret Ingredient Behind Rustico Taverna's Exquisite Italian Dishes 🌿


At Rustico Taverna, located at 6517 Fresh Pond Road in Queens, NY, we believe that fresh herbs play a crucial role in elevating the flavors of our traditional Italian dishes. In this article, we'll explore the importance of fresh herbs in our culinary creations and how they contribute to the authentic Italian experience we strive to offer.


The Power of Fresh Herbs:


In Italian cuisine, the use of fresh herbs is essential for bringing out the natural flavors of each dish. Rustico Taverna's chefs are dedicated to selecting the highest quality herbs to enhance our recipes, providing our guests with the most delectable dining experience.


Herbs We Love:


At Rustico Taverna, we incorporate a variety of fresh herbs into our dishes, each bringing their unique taste and aroma. Here are a few key herbs we use in our kitchen:


1. Basil - With its sweet, peppery flavor, basil is a staple in many Italian dishes, including pasta sauces, salads, and our signature Margherita pizza.

2. Rosemary - This aromatic herb adds a touch of earthiness to our roasted meats, vegetables, and focaccia bread.

3. Oregano - Known for its bold, slightly bitter taste, oregano is a versatile herb that complements a wide range of dishes, from pasta to fish and poultry.

4. Parsley - Adding a fresh, vibrant taste to our dishes, parsley is a versatile herb that works beautifully in our sauces, garnishes, and herb blends.


Sourcing Locally and Sustainably:


At Rustico Taverna, we are committed to sourcing our herbs from local and sustainable sources whenever possible. This not only ensures that our dishes are made with the freshest ingredients but also supports our local community and reduces our environmental impact.


In conclusion, fresh herbs are an integral part of Rustico Taverna's culinary offerings, contributing to the depth and complexity of flavors in our traditional Italian dishes. We invite you to join us at our Queens, NY location and experience the difference that fresh herbs can make in your dining experience.



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