What variety of basil is best to use in cooking overall (not just Italian)?

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allans January 29, 2012
Genoese Basil is the best for all around use. Seed can be purchased from www.johnnyseeds.com
I like "Siam Queen" for Asian cooking. It's delicious and very ornamental.
 
Greenstuff January 29, 2012
Depends on what you're making! Thai basil, for example, is wonderful in Thai food but tastes perfume-y (at least to me) in Mediterranean.
 
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