Gourmet Garden have just introduced a new product range, Lightly Dried Herbs. This world first innovation is made with Australian organically grown herbs that are washed, roughly chopped and lightly dried (just enough) so that they stay fresh for four weeks once opened.
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We all know that fresh herbs make a big difference to the flavour and quality of a meal, but sometimes it’s hard to find the time to buy or even prepare them. Gourmet Garden is an ideal solution for busy cooks who don’t want to lose out on flavour for their everyday cooking.
This impressive yet dead easy dish is equally good served at a casual barbeque with salad, or a more formal affair with all the trimmings. Use a selection of whatever herbs you have on hand, such as thyme, rosemary, flat-leaf parsley, oregano and basil, or use coriander, lemongrass, grated lime rind and ginger for an Asian twist. The success of this dish is in the quality of ingredients, so make sure the herbs are fresh and the beef is grade one. By all means make your own Aioli from scratch, but as this blog is about making entertaining easy, we do like to offer a few acceptable shortcuts from time to time! A Shiraz is the perfect wine accompaniment.
How often have you bought a bunch of herbs, used a small amount then thrown the rest away? Growing your own herbs is simple and there are so many reasons to grow your own herbs: to save money, to prevent waste, the maintenance is low and the taste is infinitely better than store bought herbs. Plus it is extremely satisfying to pick fresh herbs that you have grown to use in your cooking. Continue Reading →