Tag: herbies

Herbie’s Shish Spiced Lamb Kebab

Try Herbie's delicious recipe for shish spiced lamb kebabs! Doing things on skewers makes your guests think you’ve been working hard, but the truth is that once you’ve invested in a few metal skewers so that you don’t have to soak bamboo ones, it only takes a few minutes to do. Ingredients: 3 or 4 lamb leg chops, cut into 2-3 cm cubes 1 oni...

A Thrilling Grill with Herbie

This Father's Day Sunday September 3 2017, take a 2 pronged approach to gift giving and arm your Dad with both the skills and the ingredients to create mouthwatering grills and BBQ at home. There isn't a corner of our kitchen where you won't find a pack of Herbie's Spices. For every recipe there is a herb or spice to suit and the versatility of th...

Recipe: Peach and Cardamom Crisp

"Make the most of the end of the stone fruit season with this quick and easy recipe. Also try using figs, apricots, plums, or a combination of fruits – the result will be just as delicious. We love the crisp filo pastry as a base, but if you’re after something a little more decadent, use puff pastry." - Kate Hemphill Ingredients: 4 sheets fil...

The Perfect Gift is a Herbie’s Spice Kit

Creating international cuisine is easy when you have all the essential ingredients at hand. A Herbie’s Spice Kit is a great gift for a loved-one or even just a personal indulgence. Each kit allows you to explore food traditions from around the world with the confidence of knowing you are using the best quality herbs and spices....

Recipe: Cardamom Rocky Road with Spice Dust

This decadent version of rocky road was created in honour of Herbie's 18th birthday. Filled with pistachios, macadamias, turkish delight and cardamom scented chocolate, then topped with a layer of Herbie’s magical spice dust, it is the ultimate indulgence. Cardamom Rocky Road with Spice Dust By Kate Hemphill Ingredients 300g milk chocolate 2...

Chicken & Apricot Tagine

Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tsp grated fresh ginger 8 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless 1 carrot, peeled and cut into 2cm pieces 1 tbsp Herbie's Spices Ras El Hanout 750ml chicken stock 70g dried apricots 1/2 preserved lemon, finely chopped 1 400g tin chic...

A Life Full of Spice

As the doors of their much loved Rozelle retail store close for the last time, we take a look at the colourful and flavoursome history that has made the Herbie’s name a much-loved culinary institution. It is no stretch of the truth to say that Ian 'Herbie' Hemphill has literally lived and breathed herbs and spices since the day he was born. As a...

How To: Make Homemade Gin with Herbie’s Spices

When we were introduced to Herbie’s Ginspiration Spice Kit here at Essential, we were all kinds of excited. Our learning process began with the simple discovery that gin is made from a white spirit (normally vodka) infused with all sorts of spices. Not bothered by our lack of knowledge we set about bringing to life our very own artisan gin. Secu...