Description/Taste Both the leaves and stems of Apple mint are covered in fine hairs, hence its nickname wooly mint. It imparts a fruity aroma with nuances of apple, although it has less mint flavor compared to other culinary mint varieties.
What does mint flavor taste like?
What Does Mint Taste Like? The primary flavor profile of mint is a subtly sweet taste and cool sensation that comes from the menthol contained in the herb.
Is mint actually spicy?
The reason for this lies in the menthol, which produces a temperature-sensitive feeling like capsaicin, the heat-producing chemical in chili peppers. So in a certain way, mint is spicy. But its a kind of spiciness thats in its own sensory category, just like wasabi.
What flavor goes with mint?
What goes well with Mint?Aniseed.Artichoke.Avocado.Beef.Black Bean.Blackcurrant.Chilli.Chocolate. •Apr 5, 2021
Does sweet mint come back every year?
Mint is frost tolerant. It usually dies back in the winter but comes back in spring. Because mint tends to take over, many gardeners plant mint in a small pot and then plant that pot in the ground or inside a larger container.