Bozca BIO FARM
Bozca Bio Farm is an organic farm situated at five hundred metres above the sea level, in the pure environment of Taurus Mountains, in the heart of Kaş. The passion for agriculture of the Bozca family helped to start an innovative company which makes the rediscovery of the most characteristic aromatic plants of the Mediterranean such as oregano, rosemary, thyme, sage, bay leaves, mountain tea, olive leaves, summer savory and stevia.
Oregano is an herb composed of the fresh or dried leaves of the oregano plant. The plant has tiny leaves that lend a pungent aroma and strong flavor to a variety of savory foods. When in bloom, the plant sports pink or purple flowers, which are also edible. As an herb, it is gluten-free and suitable for vegan and paleo diets.
Rosemary is an aromatic herb that has a long history of both culinary and medicinal use. Rosemary grows in bushes with wood-like stems and short, pine-like needles. As a medicinal herb, it has long been recommended for strengthening the brain and memory. The herb contains substances that are useful for improving digestion and increasing circulation.
Thyme is an herb whose small leaves grow in clusters of thin stems. Thyme is used to season all kinds of dishes, either by itself or as part of a blend or bouquet garnialongside other common herbs like rosemary, sage, and marjoram. Fit for every diet and very rarely considered an allergen, thyme can be consumed by anyone looking to cook with fresh herbs.
Sage is an evergreen shrub part of the mint family. It has oval, dusty gray-green leaves with woody stems. Sage has a unique flavor that brings warmth and complexity to dishes. It works well when combined with other herbs and complements a variety of foods, from meat and seafood to lemon and butter. Both the leaves, fresh and dried, as well as rubbed and powdered versions are used in recipes.
Bay leaves are a fragrant leaf from the laurel tree used as an herb. Bay leaves are available whole either fresh or dried or ground into a powder. The leaves are added to slow-cooked recipes, such as soups, sauces, and stews, and are removed before serving the dish. They have a floral and herbal scent reminiscent of oregano and thyme and are used more often than any other herb.
Mountain Tea is made using the dried leaves and flowers of Sideritis plants. The tea is aptly named: The plant used to make it is found on rocky slopes at elevations over 3,200 feet. Only one variety of this plant, is cultivated, typically in Turkey, Greece, Albania, Macedonia, and Bulgaria. Sideritis raeseri is also gathered in the wild in these regions. The tea made from Sideritis raeseri is credited with easing a wide range of physical ailments.
Olive leaf extract comes from the leaves of an olive plant. It contains an active ingredient called oleuropein. This nutrient is thought to contribute to the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of olive leaf extract. Olive leaf extract is a natural source of wellness with therapeutic properties that are: gastroprotective, neuroprotective, antimicrobial, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive, antioxidant…
For 2,000 years, people have used savory as a culinary herb to flavor beans, season meat, and add a thyme-like taste to their meals. Savory’s robust, peppery taste even inspired a second meaning—savory also refers to flavorful food, as in “a savory sauce.” Savory is also known as the “herb of love”: Ancient Romans believed this aromatic herb was a natural aphrodisiac.
Stevia is an intensely sweet-tasting plant that has been used to sweeten beverages and make tea since the 16th century. A non-nutritive sweetener is one that contains little to no calories. Stevia is used as a healthful alternative to added sugar in many meals and beverages. It can help diabetes, weight control, pancreatic cancer, blood pressure, children's diets, allergies.