Herbs & Spices

Almost as old as the art of cooking is the practice of adding or enhancing taste or disguising poor flavours by adding, marinating or cooking food with herbs and spices resulting in spectacular explosions of fragrant delicacies. Besides adding umph to food they are also prized for their medicinal properties used to treat an endless list of ailments. We sell an infinite range of dried herbs and spices either whole or ground together with a variety of curry mixes and seasonings.


Curry Leaves

Curry Leaves

Similar in appearance to a bay leaf, it is used in the same way as curry powder.


Dill Herb

Dill Herb

Sweet flavour with a taste of caraway. Usually used to flavour egg dishes, vinegars and pickles. Helps relieve digestive problems and to stimulate breast milk.


Dill Seeds

Dill Seeds

Pickling spice with a refreshing taste. Native to Scandinavian cuisine, added to breads, bakes, potato dishes, soups and stews. Helps relieve digestive problems and to stimulate breast milk.


Fennel Seeds

Fennel Seeds

Mediterranean spice used in the relief and prevention of constipation and the feeling of bloatedness. Try toasting the seeds to accentuate their flavour.


Fenugreek Leaves

Fenugreek Leaves

Also known as Methi leaves, these leaves have a strong aroma and usually used in Indian cooking.


Fenugreek Seeds

Fenugreek Seeds

Relative of the pea family. Having a pungent flavour used in curries and to flavour chutneys, sauces and pickles. As an infusion may help control sugar levels in the blood. Can be sprouted.


Flaked Garlic

Flaked Garlic

Oldest spice to date. Regaled for maintaining good general health. Aids digestion and helps lower cholesterol.


Garam Masala

Garam Masala

Aromatic blend of cumin, coriander, cardamom, black pepper, nutmeg & bay leaves used in many Indian dishes. Usually added at the end of cooking.


Garlic Granules

Garlic Granules

Oldest spice to date. Regaled for maintaining good general health. Aids digestion and helps lower cholesterol.


Chives

Chives

Related to the onion family. Common French herb used in soups and steamed vegetables. They can alleviate colds and influenza as well as diarrhoea.