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.
Most known herb in the world. Sweet aroma marries well with tomato based dishes, vegetables and grains. Can act as a tonic for the nervous system and helps ease digestive complaints.
Having a strong spicy flavour, in cooking they are used to enhance the flavour of stocks, stews, soups and sauces. When made into an infusion, bay leaves may help relieve indigestion and a bloated stomach.
Black Mustard Seeds
Can be sprouted and the shoots are a fairly rich source of vitamin A & C. Add to cheese sandwiches or salads for a health boost.
Black Mustard Seeds
Delicious aromatic spice which adds flavour to all savoury dishes.
A blend of aromatic herbs to flavour stews, stocks and soups
Parsley, Thyme, Bay leaves, Cloves, Peppercorns, Leeks
Main spice used in Cajun Cuisine in rice based dishes and stews.
Paprika, Cumin, Mustard, Thyme, Oregano
A strong aromatic seed which works well on its own but it is also good mixed with paprika. Cooking pulses, cabbage and other members of the cabbage family with caraway seeds helps digestion.
Used as a flavoruing in food and drink preparation. Member of the ginger family. Used in Eastern and continental Europe in the preparation of pickles, soups, breads and biscuits. They can help stimulate the appetite and aid digestion.
Obtained from grinding the smallest red chillies. Having a sweet taste but very hot, helps stimulate the digestion, circulation as well as being a disinfectant.