A favorite herb for flavoring fresh and dry beans, cabbage, and sauerkraut. Spirit-awakening peppery flavor. Summer savory is preferred over winter savory for use in sausages because of the sweeter, more delicate aroma.Widely used in Bulgarian cuisine, providing a strong and pungent flavour. Instead of salt and pepper, Bulgarian tables offer three condiments: salt, paprika and savory. When these are mixed it is called sharena sol (colorful salt). Summer savory is called cimbru in Romania and is used in various dishes, including Sarmale (stuffed cabbage rolls).