Cooking with Herbs and Spices

gourmet soup recipes

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...]

flat leaf parsley

Cooking with Parsley

Parsley is proof that fresh is the best when cooking with herbs. When using parsley in cooking I only use the fresh leaves. If there aren't any, I'll rather omit it from the recipe - dried parsley is a poor substitute. For medicinal purposes I use … [Read More...]

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Parsley Drawing
flat leaf parsley
Chef tasting a great flavour combination.
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Potted herbs make wonderful gifts.