Chives are long thin herbs belonging to the onion and garlic family. Freeze dried chives are small sections of the larger full herb, and have a similar light and spicy flavour to the fresh version. They can be added to almost any variety of dish or used as an attractive garnish. It is key ingredient in many French Herb blends.
Chives are long thin herbs belonging to the onion and garlic family. Chives Freeze-Dried are small sections of the larger full herb and have similar light and spicy flavour to the fresh version. They can be added to almost any variety of dish or used as an attractive garnish. It is a key ingredient in many French Herb blends and used commonly in fish dishes as well as soups and potatoes to impart an onion-garlic flavour that's much less pungent and is more palatable.
Chives are a source of vitamins, minerals and have many health benefits. They contain Vitamin A and Vitamin C and minerals as copper, iron, manganese, zinc, and calcium. They contain antioxidants, fibre and antibacterial properties.
100% Freeze-Dried Chives
How to use:
Add chives towards the end of cooking so that their flavour does not become cooked out of the dish
Add to egg dishes as omelettes or scrambled eggs
Use them as a garnish on pasta dishes or garlic bread
Use it in salads, sauces and fish
They go well with avocados, stir-fries and herb butter
They combine well with basil, cilantro, paprika and parsley
Use to enhance the flavour of white cheese, baked potatoes, soup and creamy herb sauces
Bay leaves are oval-shaped leaves from the Bay Laurel tree. They have a warm and pungent aroma with an aromatic and slightly bitter flavour. They are used in a wide variety of cuisines from around the world, from European to Indian and everything in between. They an essential herb in Bouquet garni along with thyme, marjoram and parsley. There are two culinary types of bay leaves; Turkish and Californian. The Turkish has a more subtle flavour than the Californian variety and is more commonly grown and used in Australia. Only one or two leaves are needed to enhance a whole roast, pot of soup or stew. Dried leaves are less bitter than fresh & have a sharp pungent aroma.
Chipotle (chip-oat-lay) peppers are smoked, dried Jalapeño chiles. They appeared when the Aztecs used to add dried chilli to food as a preservation method. They have a rich smokey flavour, with nutty, leathery notes that blend well with strong flavours. Chipotle flavouring is widely used throughout Mexico, the United States and more recently in Australia. It can be used in soups, stews and casseroles. It also has a variety of health benefits to defend against intestinal diseases and aid in weight loss.
Seasoned salts have become a popular and healthier alternative way to season all manner of dishes. Our blend has celery seeds, sea salt, thyme, sage, oregano, onion, garlic and pepper. They add a tasty flavour without being spicy or dominating the dish. The use of celery salt seasoning means less salt is needed to bring out the flavour of the dish.
Oregano, one of the most popular herbs worldwide, is a member of the mint family and often called wild marjoram. It is a small herb with dark-green leaf and is known by its bold, warm, balsamic herb flavour, with a slightly bitter taste. Its strong flavour marries well with tomato and basil making it a vital ingredient for authentic Italian and Greek cooking. It is also perfect addition to garlic for Mediterranean, Philippine and Mexican cuisine.
Sesame Seeds White are tiny, flat oval seeds from the sesame plant whose pods pop open when it reaches maturity scattering the seeds, hence the term “Open Sesame”. The seeds can have different colours including white and black. Sesame Seeds White are hulled seeds, with a earthy, nutty flavour, soft texture, and aroma of lightly caramelized milk, vanilla, and honey. For this reason, they are better suited for sweeter recipes such as cakes and sesame bars and are the most popular used in cooking. White seeds are sprinkled on breads & biscuits. The ground form makes delightful sweet desserts including halva. They are popular due to its distinctive flavour especially in European, South Middle East and Asian cuisine, while sesame seeds Black are used in East Asian cuisines. It can also be used as garnish. We also stock Sesame Seeds Black.
Tarragon leaves are one of the four fines herbs and a key ingredient in French cuisine. It is popular in European cooking due to its distinct appetite-pleasing taste. Tarragon herb has narrow, pointed dark green leaves which give a warm, minty anise-like aroma, reminiscent of anise or licorice flavour. It’s sweet tangy aroma with a slightly bitter taste is much liked in egg dishes, cream soups, poultry roast, mustards or as a tarragon vinegar. Tarragon is an essential herb in Béarnaise and tartare sauce. However, it can easily dominate other flavours so should be added carefully. It is also rich in phytonutrients as well antioxidants that help promote health and prevent diseases.