Citrus Stardust

Also known as Marigold, Citrus Stardust is a plant native to the Americas. An important culinary herb in Peru, Ecuador, as well as parts of Chile and Bolivia, it is used to make an intensely aromatic cream called Huacatay.

Taste Profile

TASTE

A mixture of anise and tarragon aromatics deriving from anethole and estragole organic compounds. The taste and odor of its fresh leaves resembles a composition of sweet basil, tarragon, mint, citrus, and ripe tropical fruit.

NUTRITION

Known for its antiviral effects, citrus stardust can be used as a warm medicinal tea for common colds and digestive complaints.

KITCHEN USE

The perfect substitute for coriander. Loved for its distinct fruity notes and cool clean quality, Citrus Stardust is especially delicious in ceviche, desserts, or as a marinade for lamb, fish, and chicken.