Thyme (thymus capitatus) grows wild on the shores of the Aegean and is collected at the end of July. It is then dried and packaged in small quantities. It is extensively used in Greek gastronomy to season meats and savory dishes.
Greek oregano is a staple ingredient in Greek and general Mediterranean cuisine, used for seasoning every food from meat to vegetable dishes. It stands outfrom other varieties thanks to its strong, almost peppery aroma.