Basil is good with capers, corn, cream cheese, eggplant, eggs, lemon, mozzarella cheese, olives, pasta, peas, pizza, potatoes, rice, tomatoes, white beans and zucchini.
Basil works well in combination with chives, cilantro, garlic, marjoram, oregano, mint, parsley, rosemary and thyme.
What does Basil taste like?
Basil is an extremely aromatic herb. It has pepper, anise, and minty tones, and it tastes sweet yet savory, just as the scents would imply.