Tag: herbs

Dried Native Herbs & Spices

The Australian Superfood Co has created a unique range of food products richly infused with Australian native bush food; a powerful, diverse and exciting superfood group, which has not been given its due recognition. By increasing awareness, accessibility and affordability of Australian Superfoods, The Australian Superfood Co. aim to increase the...

Freeze Dried Native Fruit

The Australian Superfood Co celebrates native Australian produce in its creation of the Australian Bush Food Product Range. Discover the staggering nutritional powers, history and delectable flavours of our unique, nourishing range of ancient Australian Superfoods. Freeze Dried Finger Lime Powder 30G The size of your little finger, but packing a...

Herbie’s Winter Spice

Winter 2017 is upon us and the time has come for gathering ideas on how to add extra warmth to our recipes. Dried herbs and spices offer us the opportunity to easily incorporate grumbling tum satisfying flavours into our meals. They can also help us to keep things light during a feasting period traditionally characteriSed as being a little on the h...

Recipe: Osso Buco by Stephanie Alexander

Ideally, osso buco is made with slices of veal shin from the hindleg, which is meatier than the foreleg. This recipe could also be made with forequarter chops, but the cooking time will probably be a little less. If the only veal available is from bobby veal, the pieces will be quite small and the cooking time will be considerably less. Ingredient...

Recipe: Dukkah & Lemon Roasted Chicken

The ultimate Autumn roast is Christine Manfield’s Dukkah and Lemon Roasted Chicken with Heirloom Carrot and Pearl Barley Risotto. Both hearty and healthy this chicken is packed with flavour and aromatic spice. Dukkah and Lemon Roasted Chicken with Heirloom Carrot and Pearl Barley Risotto By Christine Manfield Ingredients 1 x #17 organic chic...

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...

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...

What You May Not Know About Herbs & Spices

Did you know that the flavour of herbs and spices is thanks to volatile oils encapsulated within the leaves, stems and seeds, or that the term massala refers to any kind of herb and spice blend and that a shiny peppercorn is the worst kind of peppercorn? We certainly didn’t, which is why taking on the Herbies range has been quite the learning cur...