Cooking with Herbs and Spices

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How To Make Your Own Fines Herbes Blend

One single herb can make the world of difference to any dish but when herbs are used in combination with each other, the effects can be even more delicious. Some herbs work well together, their flavours blending and complementing each other. One such … [Read More...]

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The Bouquet Garni Gourmet Soup Guide

“Soup is the song of the hearth….and the home.” The saying goes ‘variety is the spice of life’ and that is what the culinary herbs and spices are all about. Adding effortless variety to your daily cooking. Being a herb lover I don't enjoy the … [Read More...]

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Potted herbs make wonderful gifts.
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A home-made bouquet garni made with fresh herbs is a powerful flavour-building tool. Photo source: iStockPhoto