Herbs and Spices · Ingredients

Ingredient Profile: Garlic

Garlic (Allium sativum) is a member of the Liliaceae family –the same family of onion, leek, chives and shallot. It is also known as poor man’s treacle, clown’s treacle, stinking rose, heal-all and rustic’s treacle. Being one of the oldest known cultivated plants in the world, garlic was fed to the builders of the pyramids… Continue reading Ingredient Profile: Garlic

Herbs and Spices · Ingredients

Fresh Herb Profile: Dill Weed

Dill weed, an annual strong aromatic herb, native to the southern Europe and Mediterranean regions. Today, fresh dill is used extensively in Ashkenazi cuisine as the Ashkenazim adopted the flavours of Eastern Europe. The fresh dill is a fast growing aromatic herb which has the appearance of a miniature fennel in that both have hollow… Continue reading Fresh Herb Profile: Dill Weed