Cooking with Herbs and Spices

comfrey plant in flower

Cooking with Comfrey

Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) may not be one of the most aromatic herbs, but its exceptional medicinal properties, and high protein content, makes it a very popular herb with herbalists. (You can also read this comfrey article in Afrikaans.) In … [Read More...]

Bouquet Garni Herb Stand

Your Best Parsley Sources

Parsley 'Moss Curled', the curly parsley we all know so well, is readily available freshly cut in most supermarkets and green grocers. Flat-leaf parsley (also know as Italian parsley) which is superior in flavour is not that readily available (in … [Read More...]

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