Fresh thyme offers a slightly pungent, spicy but still sweet, savory/clove-like flavor. Think of the taste as herby-peppery-sweet with an earthy finish! The thyme herb has a drier texture, somewhat fibrous, but is tender, juicy and delicious.
Thyme (thymus vulgaris) is an herb that can be consumed fresh or dried. Like other herbs and spices, it's packed with disease-fighting nutrients and antioxidants. ... The easiest way to make this common herb a part of your regular diet to make sure you keep some dried thyme in your kitchen.