Cooking with Herbs and Spices

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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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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Basket with freshly harvested herbs and spices.
herbs and garlic in a mortar with pestle
potted herbs on a window sill
herbs and spices at the market
tonic herbs
A home-made bouquet garni made with fresh herbs is a powerful flavour-building tool. Photo source: iStockPhoto
Parsley Drawing
Chef tasting a dish flavoured with herbs and spices.