SPANISH THYME (THYMUS VULGARIS) HAS A STRONG, FRESH LEMONY FLAVOR. NATIVE TO MEDITERRANEAN, NORTH AFRICA, ASIA. PAIRS WELL WITH: BEEF, CARROT, CHICKEN, FIGS, FISH,GOAT CHEESE,LAMB,LENTIL,ONION, PEAS,POTATOES, SOUPS,POULTRY & MEAT DISHES,TOMATOES, ALLSPICE, CHILI POWDER, GARLIC,NUTMEG, OREGANO,PAPRIKA. CULINARY USES: Use rubbed thyme when you want to blend all the herbs and spices as much as possible. Blend rubbed thyme with other herbs and spices to make a dry powder you can rub onto chicken, fish or vegetables. You can add rubbed thyme directly to soups and stews but use about a quarter of the quantity of dried thyme. Use rubbed thyme when you do not want the whole leaves to be apparent.USED IN SOUPS, STEWS, STUFFING,FISH, POULTRY, MEAT, SAUCES, VINEGAR IN BLENDS, A FAIRLY ROBUST SEASONING. ADD TO EGG AND CHEESE DISHES, CABBAGE, POTATOES, TOMATOES, LEEKS, & LEGUMES.. ADD TO EGG AND CHEESE DISHES, CABBAGE, POTATOES, TOMATOES, LEEKS, & LEGUMES.