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A five pouch collection of Life of Spice herbs in a beautiful satin black gift box - the ideal gourmet herb blends gift for anyone
A set of four recipe cards is included with this set - from Sea Trout with Fines Herbes and Boeuf Bourguignon, to Greek Salad andCrusted Prawns. Our recipes are continually being updated as well, so you'll always have ideas to inspire!
Herb blends. The secret ingredient of all the top chef’s in the world. There are certain herb blends that just work together, and we’ve recreated these herb blends for you to use in the home. Predominantly French in origin, we’ve made these blends as authentic as possible. We’ve made suggestions as to where you can use these herb blends. But to be honest, just be bold, you’re really not going to make a mistake with whatever flavours you’re using.
All our spices are hand blended in small batches to allow for ultimate freshness.
This gift set would make an ideal Father's Day, Birthday, Wedding or Housewarming gift for the foodie in your life.
We can provide a personalised message tag for this product.
Herbes de Provence. A classic blend from the south of France, the individual herbs used and their ratios vary from house to house and village to village. Our Herbes de Provence recipe comes from a traditional french recipe.
Uses: Excellent with chicken and pork. Try basting chicken with olive oil, lemon juice and Herbes de Provence. Roast new potatoes in olive oil and Herbes de Provence. Great added to soups and stews.
Ingredients: rosemary, thyme, basil, marjoram, savoury and lavender. Net weight: 20g
Herbes de la Garrigue. A robust blend of herbs from the Mediterranean offering sage and basil on top of rosemary and thyme. Herbes de la Garrigue is similar to the more famous herb blend from Provence but with the additions of sage, fennel, mint and bay leaves. Garrigue is a term for the scrubland bordering the Mediterranean in Southwestern France. Use Herbes de la Garrigue anywhere you’d like some of the intense flavours of Southwestern France.
Uses: Excellent with chicken and vegetables. Try it on grilled meats. Baking bread? Add a generous portion when making the dough for a treat.
Ingredients: thyme, rosemary, basil, sage, marjoram, savoury, mint, fennel, lavender and bay leaves. Net weight: 20g
Fines Herbes. A classic blend of delicately fragranced herbs for use with sauces and lighter dishes. Normally containing fresh herbs, we’ve created this dried version for your convenience to use with eggs and pasta dishes.
Uses: Great with eggs, pasta dishes and dressings. Omelette aux Fines Herbes – just add the Fines Herbes to the egg before cooking. Add to bechemel sauce for a vibrantly coloured and flavoured sauce.
Ingredients: chervil, chives, parsley, tarragon and marjoram. Net weight: 14g
Bouquet Garni. A heady combination of herbs for use with more robust sauces, stews and casseroles. Traditionally made from a bundle of fresh herbs, we’ve made a convenient Bouquet Garni blend from dried herbs that can be added to casseroles, stocks, sauces and soups.
Uses: Great with beef, stews and casseroles. Try using Bouquet Garni with a rich Boeuf Bourgignon. Great also used to flavour chicken stock after that Sunday. Roast.
Ingredients: parsley, thyme, tarragon, rosemary and bay leaves. Net weight: 20g
Italian Herbs. A classic selection of Italian herbs to give that authentic Trattoria taste to pizza and Italian dishes. Use this blend for a quick burst of Italian inspired flavour. Sprinkle Italian Herbs over chicken prior to cooking or stir into minestrone soup for a real depth of flavour.
Uses: Excellent with chicken or tomato based pasta and pizza dishes. Add to pizza dough. Use in all tomato based pasta sauces. Sprinkle over chicken before baking with garlic and lemon.
Ingredients: oregano, thyme, rosemary, basil, marjoram and sage. Net weight: 20g
The pouches measure 10.5 cm x 16.5 cm and they come presented in a stylish 16.5 cm x 10.5 cm x 9 cm satin black presentation box