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Basil - Fresh

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Spanish

Class 1

The classic accompaniment to all tomato dishes and important in Italian cooking.

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Chillies - Birdseye

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Thailand

Class 1

These small red and green chillies are extremely pungent and very, very hot!

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Chillies - Fresh

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Spanish

Class 1

Chillies can be green or red and very hot tasting. Trim and chop finely. Remove core and seeds for a milder flavour.

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Chives - Fresh

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Israeli

Class 1

These tiny members of the onion family enliven potatoes, egg dishes, soups and stews.

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Coriander - Fresh

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BRITISH

CLASS 1

The pungent leaves are used in curries, salads and sauces.

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Dill - Fresh

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Israeli

Class 1

Widely used in pickles, soups and fish dishes.

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Garlic

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Spanish

Class 1

A member of the onion family, garlic roots are strong smelling and tasting.  Use in pasta sauces, curries, and to give a lift to meat stews.

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Ginger - Fresh

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Chinese

Class 1

Knobbly light brown stem. Often used to flavour Chinese or Indian dishes.

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Lemon Grass

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Thailand

Class 1

Lemon Grass is widely used as a herb in Asian cuisine. It has a citrus flavour and is commonly used in teas, soups and curries. Also suitable for use with poultry, fish and sea-food.

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Mint - Fresh

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BRITISH

CLASS 1

The leaves of many varieties are used in cooking - for savoury dishes such as lamb and also desserts.

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Parsley - Fresh - Flat Leaf

£1.25 Per Bunch
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BRITISH

CLASS 1

A larger leaf than the curly parsley with a stronger flavour.

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Parsley - Fresh

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BRITISH

CLASS 1

This widely used herb is great for all cooking and great with fish for a fresh parsley sauce.

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Rosemary - Fresh

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BRITISH

CLASS 1

Rosemary is most often used with chicken and lamb dishes.

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Sage - Fresh

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BRITISH

CLASS 1

Sage is great with meats such as pork and venison. Also great for making stuffing.

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Tarragon - Fresh

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Israeli

Class 1

Tarragon is an aromatic herb cultivated for its sweet, anise-like flavour.

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Thyme - Fresh

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BRITISH

CLASS 1

Thyme is often used to flavour soups and stews. It is often used as a primary flavour with lamb and tomatoes.

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All Spice Ground - Dried

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Guatemala

Allspice can be bought whole or ground and is used in both sweet and savoury dishes including mulled drinks, Christmas pudding, pickles and marinades, and Jamaican jerk chicken. Its taste is said to resemble a combination of cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and black pepper.

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Basil - Dried

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Egypt

Ideal for flavouring tomato based dishes, pasta and vegetables.

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Bay leaves - Dried

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Portuguese

Dried bay leaves are used in cooking for their distinctive flavour and herbal fragrance. The leaves are often used to flavour soups, stews, braises and pates in Mediterranean cuisine.

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Caraway Seed - Dried

£1.29 Per 30g Pack
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Holland

These small, light brown seeds have a sweet but faintly sharp flavour similar to a blend of Dill and Anise.

 

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Cayenne pepper - Dried

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Spanish

Cayenne pepper can be used in the same way as chilli powder, although it is rather hotter. Add sparingly to soups, white sauces, curries and spicy dishes.

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Chilli powder - Dried

£1.29 Per 25g Pack
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USA

Chilli powder is used in many different cuisines such as Indian, Thai, Chinese and Mexican.

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Cloves - Whole - Dried

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Sri Lanka

Cloves have a very strong sweet, pungent flavour.  Ideal for use with gammon.

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Coriander Ground - Dried

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UK

Ground Coriander is a versatile spice that has a mild sweet, citrus flavour.  Ideal for use in Mexican and Indian dishes.

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Coriander Seed - Dried

£1.29 Per 40g Pack
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Spanish

Coriander seed is a versatile spice that has a mild sweet, citrus flavour. 

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Cumin Ground - Dried

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UK

Ground Cumin has a peppery flavour.  Ideal for use in stews, sauces and soups 

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Cumin Seed - Dried

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Spanish

Cumin is a member of the carrot family from North Africa. The seeds resemble caraway seeds but are hot and pungent. Widely used in Central American, North American and Indian cooking. Best added at the start of cooking, use in curries, dips and soups. May contain traces of celery seed or mustard seeds

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Curry Leaves - Dried

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Indian

Curry leaves are the shiny, dark green, aromatic leaves of a tree from the citrus fruit family that release a deliciously nutty aroma when fried in hot oil.

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Fennel Seed - Dried

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Egyptian

Fennel seed is generally used to make tea; 1 tsp/5ml per cup of boiling water, steep 3-5 mins. Was used to soothe stomach problems or asthmatic conditions and as a gargle for coughs and sore throats

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Fenugreek Seed - Dried

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Pakistan

The plant is native to the Middle East and west Asia; producing bittersweet yellow, rectangular seeds. Many Indian dishes use fenugreek, and it can be used in chutneys and pickles. Should be added at the beginning of cooking, in moderation. May contain traces of celery seed or mustard seeds.

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Garam masala - Dried

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Produce of more than one country

Add to curries, spicy Indian dishes, vegetable, grain or bean dishes towards the end of cooking. Can also be added to sauces or mayonnaise. INGREDIENTS: Coriander, Cinnamon, Cumin, Paprika, Cloves, Fennel Seed, Chilli, Turmeric, Cardamoms, Black Pepper, Bay Leaves, Star Anise, Ginger, Nutmeg.

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Garlic Granules - Dried

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USA

Use in salads, dressings, soups and sauces. When cooking - add towards the end for best results. Used in Asian, Oriental and Mediterranean dishes it blends well with most vegetables and grains.

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Ginger Ground - Dried

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Indian

Ginger can be added to soups, salad dressings, Chinese stir-fries, savoury dishes, cakes, jams, puddings, chutneys and pickles.

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Green Cardamon - Dried

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Produce of more than one country

Cardamom has a strong, aromatic flavour and can be used whole or ground, in savoury dishes, curries, rice, puddings, cakes and tea.

 

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Herbs de Provence - Dried

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Produce of more than one country

A ready-prepared mixture of dried herbs, used in many savoury dishes, soups, stews & casseroles. INGREDIENTS: Rosemary, Oregano, Marjoram, Savoury and Thyme

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Juniper Berries - Dried

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Croatia

The bluish-black berries have a sharp pungent flavour and can be used in pickles and chutneys. They are good for counteracting oily dishes.

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Marjoram - Dried

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Egyptian

Marjoram has a sweet delicate flavour - in moderation. The high tannin content can taste bitter if overused! It can be added to any combination of vegetables, grains and beans. Combines particularly well with tomato or nut dishes; also used in dressings and sauces.

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Mixed Herbs - Dried

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Produce of more than one country

A herb mix of : Parsley, Marjoram, Basil, Oregano and Thyme. Mixed herbs can be used in many savoury soups, stocks and casseroles - and most vegetable, grain and bean dishes.

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Mixed Spice - Dried

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Produce of more than one country

Mixed spice is commonly used in cakes, scones, puddings and pastries but can also be used in savoury dishes, especially curries. - INGREDIENTS: Coriander; Cinnamon; ginger; nutmeg; fennel; cloves.

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Mustard Seed Black - Dried

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Canadian

Frequently used in Indian, African & Asian dishes or can be used for sauces, dressings &chutneys. The seed is fried in hot oil releasing the flavour.May contain traces of celery seed.

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Nutmeg Ground - Dried

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UK

The evergreen nutmeg tree originated in Indonesia and is grown in most tropical areas. Nutmeg is the seed of the plant and Mace its dried outer covering. Nutmeg and Mace make delicious and aromatic additions to soups (Pumpkin), curries, sauces or pickles. Also delicious in puddings, cakes and pastries.

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Nutmeg Whole - Dried

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Grenada

The evergreen nutmeg tree originated in Indonesia and is grown in most tropical areas. Nutmeg is the seed of the plant and Mace its dried outer covering. Nutmeg and Mace make delicious and aromatic additions to soups (Pumpkin), curries, sauces or pickles. Also delicious in puddings, cakes and pastries.

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Oregano - Dried

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Turkish

Oregano is extensively used in Italian and Greek cooking - usually the main herb in pizzas. Can be used in almost any savoury dish - perfect with tomatoes and great with pasta, grains, beans and most vegetables.

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Paprika - Dried

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USA

Paprika is ground from a mix of peppers, native to S. America. Varies from mild to hot, and in colour, from brown to scarlet. Use at start of cooking. Add generously to soups, salad dressings or dips e.g. mayonnaise. A colourful topping for potatoes, add raw as garnish on salads, dips or cooked food.

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Parsley - Dried

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Hungary

Used for garnishing salads or savoury dishes, also used in sauces, soups and stuffing's. To retain the best flavour, add at end of cooking. Parsley is well known for its vitamin and mineral content

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Pepper Ground Black - Dried

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Sri Lanka

Ground Black Pepper is the most pungent and flavourful of all types of peppers.

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Peppercorns Black - Dried

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Sri Lanka

Add whole or ground to most savoury dishes, sauces, dressings, marinades or pickles. I 

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Poppy Seeds

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Holland

These tiny blue-black seeds come from the opium poppy flower. Native to the Middle East, they are very popular in Russian, Jewish and Eastern cooking. They have a sweet flavour in sweet/savoury dishes. May contain traces of celery seed or mustard seeds

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Sage - Dried

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Turkish

A strong flavour and high tannin content means that it should be used cautiously (in excess it may become bitter). Commonly used in stuffings, but can also be used in sauces or spicy dishes.

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Spearmint - Dried

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Egyptian

The ultimate accompaniment to roast lamb. It is also used to flavour ice cream, sweets and confectionary.

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Star Anise - Dried

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Vietnam

The flavour is reminiscent of liquorice and is used as an ingredient of Chinese 5-spice. It can be used in spicy dishes, curries, puddings, cakes biscuits or recipes requiring anise seeds.

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Turmeric - Dried

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Sri Lanka

Turmeric has a mild, aromatic flavour and is used as a basic ingredient in most curry powders.  It can be cooked in many grain, bean or vegetable dishes or in chutneys and pickles.  Add, sparingly at the beginning of cooking.

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