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 It does not.  It works for rosemary and it works for the oregano I get.  But the thyme stems that are available to me here are very soft and rip.
 I wish I knew of a good way to pick thyme leaves yikes!  That's why I mostly use dried thyme.
It depends on what the recipe is for.  What are you making?
Alert!  I just ate the most amazing mozzarrella I have ever tasted in my life.  I made a very quick salad for dinner, just a fresh tomato, some mozzarella, fresh basil, dressed with olive oil and balsamic.  Up until today I've never ever seen fresh mozzarella in Krete but I just happened to find it today in the market, a little tiny bulb of buffalo mozzarella packed in water.  I didn't think much of it until I cut into it and saw that it had the texture of burata.  I...
I'll revise my OP, thanks.
The only kind of greens that are available now in the summer are calalloo, most varieties grow in the fall and winter.  Calalloo are not my favorites but they are plentiful now.  I believe they are also called amaranth.  My most favorite is called stamnagathi and it is a spiny chicory.  Very hard to find at this time of year.
Weeds, boiled  Yogurt with honey   Purslane   Bougatsa   Cantaloupe wrapped with proscuitto
More garden delights   One of our rosemary bushes, about 4ft tall   Cactus   Figs   marjoram   Oregano   cluster of herbs and fennel   Mint   Leeks   I think these are called Armenian cucumbers   Olives
Delights from our garden   Peppers    Cucumbers   Peppers   Limes   Onions   Prickly pears
Here are some of the culinary delights we've been enjoying since we arrived in my home country, the island of Krete.  We'll be here for another month and I hope to update the thread periodically.   Weeds   Pastries   Baklava and the like
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