Spearmint is a cool, fresh flavor that adds a great taste to drinks and food alike. Mint has a distinct flavor and provides an aromatic herb in the kitchen.Mint makes a refreshing tea, whether you serve it hot or iced. Combine the dry mint leaves with black tea leaves for iced tea. Make hot tea with plain dried mint or combine the mint with a variety of dried herbs or tea leaves for a blend. Mint hot teas are aromatic, and the scent is as refreshing as the beverage.

Spearmint will bring out the flavors of lamb, peas, fruit salads, potatoes, fresh fruits, and jellies. Add it with basil to pasta recipes with wonderful results.