Cooking with fresh herbs and spices
What is a kitchen without herbs and spices!? They give extra aroma, color and flavor to dishes and are also full with valuable vitamins and minerals. Did you know that they also often contain large amounts of antioxidants which provide a huge boost to your immune system. Really powerfull stuff. Some herbs are even attributed medicinal properties. Herbs and spices are therefore indispensable in the kitchen and for your body.
Herbs or spices: do you know the difference?
The words herbs and spices are often mixed up. Let’s straighten that out. Herbs are the leaves and stems of green plants that grow in moderately warm regions. Like basil and oregano. Spices come from tropical crops and include seeds, flower buds, stamens or roots. Do you want to know more about the difference? We have written a nice blog about the difference between herbs and spices.
How to store herbs and spices longterm
Our herbs and spices come in a wide variety of packaging sizes. Varying from 50 grams to 25 kilos. Convenient to have such a huge stock of your favourite tastemakers but how to store them properly? Always keep them tightly closed in a dark place. Whole herbs and spices have a longer shelf life than the ground varieties. Those can still be kept for a long time, but start to lose taste after six months. Prefer to order more often in smaller quantities? Then we offer handy resealable bags and hand-held jars. Get them today in our online shop and start using them tomorrow.