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December

HERBS IN SEASON

Used in soup, stew, eggs and other savory dishes.

Essential in Italian cooking. Also main ingredient in a traditional pesto

With parsley, tarragon and chives this blend works great.

pesto, tomato sauces, soups, stews and salads.

Pairs really well with nutmeg, basil, rosemary, sage. thyme, coriander, cardamom, dill, cumin and oregano.

Typically used to season long cooking dishes like soup, stew and braises.

Ideal in Egyptian cuisine, Thai curries, Mexican, Chinese Stir-fry.

Dill

Garnish cold soup, yoghurt or tzatziki. Nice with seafood.

Use in vegetable and fish stock.

Lovage

Soups, Stews, stock. and poultry. Good to enhance potato dishes.

Marjoram

Popular for salad dressings and meat dishes.

Mint

Middle Eastern and Greek dishes. Salad, side dishes and sauces.

Hot or cold grains like couscous or quinoa. Also soups, stews, pasta.

Rosemary

Soups, casseroles, salads and stews. Lovely with poultry and roasted vegetables.

Sage - Buy Now

Works well with fatty meats in particular.

Sorrel

Goes particularly well with egg and fish dishes. Also used in soup, stuffing and puree.

Typically used in savory dishes like braised roasted meat, vegetables, or fish aswell as savory baking.

Used in soups, sauces, meat, poultry and egg dishes.

VEG IN SEASON

Onion

Great base for almost all soups and sauces and dill, sage, mint, parsley, rosemary oregano and basil are super toadd to the mix.

Shallots

Nice with tarragon, garlic, onion or chives.

Celeriac

Thyme, rosemary, bay leaf, black pepper and sea salt.

Cauliflower

Easy staemimg, drizzle in olive oil, salt & pepper add mixed herbs and toss well.

Carrot

Clove has a fruity and bitter taste. This sharpness is what makes them ideal for refining carrots milder flavour.

Mushroom

Brown rice with mushrooms adding chilli flakes, tarragan, ginger, thyme, and rosemary is a winner!

Parsnip

Nutmeg, ginger, cayenne pepper.

Jerusalem Artichokes

Parsley, bay leaf, rosemary, cardamon, coriander and cumin.

Kale

Curry powder, caraway seeds, chili flakes, black pepper and cumin.

Kohlrabi

Caraway seeds, cayenne, curry powder, dill, basil and more.

Leek

Mustard, sage, chives, mixed herbs, thymeand garlic.

Chard

Chilli powder, chilli flakes, salt & pepper, garlic and onion.

Marrow

Smoked paprika and mixed herbs 

Pak Choi

Chilli, garlic and ginger.

Swede

Rosemary, thyme, sea salt and pepper.

Spinach

Chilli flakes, allspice, nutmeg, ginger, garlic, chives, dill and basil.

Cabbage

Roast it. Olive oil, organic sea salt, black pepper and a hot oven, transforms cabbage into a delicious, easy and low carb side dish

Beetroot

Allspice, cumin, cinnamon, pepper, paprika, and caraway seeds.

Broccolli

Garlic, chillies, sea salt, fennel seeds or oregano.

Celery

Chives, garlic, lemon juice, parsley and parmesan.

Turnip

Thyme, ginger, mustard, tarragon, paprika, sea salt, chives and more.

Winter Squash

sage, cardamon, bay leaf, nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves.

Pumpkin

Cayenne, turmeric, rosemary, thyme, cumin and basil,

Potatoes

Sea salt, black pepper, cloves, rosemary, parsley, thyme, dill, chilli powder, celery seed, chives, caraway seeds and more.

Chillies - Buy Now

classic combo cumin, chilli powder and cayenne pepper but try fenugreek, turmeric or garam masala.

MEAT, Poultry & GAME IN SEASON

Grouse

A spice mix with ginger, garlic paste, vegetable oil, chilli powder and sea salt.

Ptarmigan

sea salt, black pepper with picked veg of your choice

Guinea Fowl

Bay leaf, parsley, dill, basil, tarragon, sage, thyme, coriander and fennel.

Hare

Pair with garlic, rosemary, sage and prunes.

Rabbit

Cream cheese, garlic, onion and grainy bread.

Turkey

Some choice of herbs are: Rosemary, thyme, sage, oregano or tarragon to compliment.

Lamb

Tandoori spice, curry powder or cayenne pepper.

Beef

A wide range of spices work well with beef. Here are some. Mustard, garlic, onion, black pepper, cayenne, curry powder and oregano.

Partridge

Italian seasoning, garlic an sea salt.

Pheasant

Paprika, cumin, rosemary, oregano, mixed herbs, coriander,

Venison

Bay, juniper berries, rosemary, sage and sweet marjoram are the solution.

Wild Duck

Celery salt, sage, thyme, bay leaves, rosemary, marjoram, chives, cumin, cayenne, garlic, onion, nutmeg, allspice and more.

Chicken

A seasoning can be great! Try salt, pepper, paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, basil to create something fresh.

Wild Geese

Combine Thyme, rosemary sea salt and black pepper in a bowl and rub on both sides of the goose before putting in the oven.

Woodcock

Marinate in spices, sea salt and olive oil.

Wood Pigeon

Marinate in sea salt, black pepper and olive oil to keep the pigeon tender

FRUITS IN SEASON

Blackberries

Mint, basil, oregano, sage and thyme.

Quince

Cinnamon sticks, star anise, cloves, bay leaves and black peppercorn.

Raspberries

Cinnamon, clove, ginger, star anise, poppy seeds and more.

Elderberries

Turmeric, whole cloves and cinnamon.

Damsons

Star anise, cinnamon, cloves and fennel.

Apples

Cardamon, Chinese 5 spice, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, ginger and more. 

Pears

Black pepper, chives, tarragon, thyme, ginger, mint, allspice, anise, rosemary and more.

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