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Herbs are a valuable addition to your daily diet - you can use them in a variety of ways.

They smell delicious, taste delicious and have many cosmetic and medicinal uses.


Mint Julep Recipe

Mint Julep Recipe - three variations. This famous cocktail originates in the Southern States but has become renowned world wide. Refreshing and invigorating.

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Basa Fish

This basa fish with mint sauce is an unusual blend of herb. You would normally expect mint to go with lamb but this sauce is quite different.

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Garlic Shrimp Pasta Recipe

This garlic shrimp pasta recipe uses roasted garlic to give a milder flavor to the finished dish. Use linguine or spaghetti for a fabulous meal.

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Dill Salmon Recipe

A dill salmon recipe which is simplicity to prepare and cook. The dill gives a faint anise type flavor whilst the lemon cuts through the oil of the salmon.

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How to Dry Herbs

How to dry herbs - five main methods, all have their pros and cons. Herb Guide News compares the different methods and gives you step by step instructions for each.

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Herbal Cold Remedies

Herbal cold remedies are made from natural products that you will be able to get quite easily either from your garden or your grocer.

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Oven Dry Herbs

How to oven dry herbs. Step by step photo tutorial. You can use the residual heat after cooking to dry quantities of herbs

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Garlic Mint Insect Spray

The garlic mint insect spray is perfect for herbs, vegetables and fruit trees as well as your ornamental plants. It's virtually free if you grow the ingredients yourself.

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Recipe for Garlic Shrimp

This recipe for garlic shrimp is very quick to make - the smell whilst you're cooking is divine - simple easy steps to make great garlic shrimp.

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Apple Mint Jelly

The perfect accompniament to lamb, apple mint jelly. Step by step instructions with photos to guide you through the process. It's easy

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Lebanese Garlic Sauce

This recipe for lebanese garlic sauce is very versatile. It can be used as a dressing, a marinade or a dipping sauce.

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Herb Recipes

Herb Recipes. Easy to follow instructions and tips for using herbs in your cooking. Cut down on fats and salt and use herbs to flavour your food.

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Roasting Garlic

Roasting garlic makes it smooth and full of flavor. Tips on storing. Make garlic mashed potato, squeeze over plain chicken, fish or vegetable, or spread it on toast for the real garlic lovers!

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Garlic Prawn Pasta

Super quick garlic prawn pasta is so easy to put together. Keep some shrimp (prawn) in the freezer and you can have this on the table quicker than you can send for takeaway.

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Minted New Potatoes

Minted new potatoes are so delicious and easy to cook in the microwave.They are the perfect side for a summer salad or lamb dish. Step by step with photos

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Herb Recipe

A versatile open tart herb recipe. This would be good if you have vegetarians and meat eaters to cater for at the same meal. Really easy to adapt so that you don't have loads of cooking to do.

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Chives Recipe

Cheese, potato and chives recipe - an easy one pot potato bake - perfect side dish or double up for a main vegetarian dish.

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Cheese Scones

Step by step tutorial with photos to make herby cheese scones. Delicious served hot or cold. Very easy to make and only 20 minutes to cook.

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Garlic Chicken Pasta Recipe

This garlic chicken pasta recipe is very easy to cook. Use leftover chicken to make a quick, tasty and easy meal.

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Garlic Mashed Potato

Garlic mashed potato is best using roasted garlic. It mellows and enriches the flavor. Serve it as a side with plain grilled meat or fish.

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Shrimp Herb Pasta Recipe

This shrimp herb pasta recipe is the famous Shrimp alla Diavlo. A herby, spicy tomato sauce with shrimps and your choice of pasta. The sauce is equally good with chicken.

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Herb Seafood Pasta

This herb seafood pasta uses canned tuna with dill. It takes about 5 minutes to prepare and 15 to cook. A meal for 4 on the table in double quick time.

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Growers Dictionary

The Growers Dictionary is where you will find explanations of the terms gardeners use. How to layer and divide plants, make a cloche - what's mulch? How do you sow seeds - lots of tips and hints.

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Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

A delicious creamy tomato basil soup recipe. Basil is the perfect match for tomatoes - instructions for fresh or dried basil. This soup is equally good served hot or iced.

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Uses of Thyme

There are so many uses of thyme. It has such powerful properties and can be used in cooking, remedies, cleaners and cosmetics.

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Herbal Acne Remedy

Herbal acne remedy - showing you step by step how to make a very effective but simple natural acne treatment.

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Garlic Bread Recipe

Garlic bread recipe using garlic butter. Straightforward step by step instructions with photos how to make garlic bread

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Garlic Mushrooms

Easy to make garlic mushrooms with step by step photos. Such an easy starter or part of a buffet. Very tasty and the aroma is divine!

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Herb Guide TV

Herb Guide TV is a section where you will find the videos that the Herb Guide has published. A wide range of herbal videos making simple remedies, cosmetics, gardening and cooking.

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Vinegar Cleaner

How to make a homemade citrus vinegar cleaner. Vinegar is a great disinfectant, but it smells quite strong. Add some citrus and thyme to get a good all round cleaner.

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La Madeleine Tomato Basil Soup

La Madeleine Tomato Basil Soup is rightly famous for its creamy texture. It's very simple and you will be amazed how you can make only a few ingredients taste so delicious.

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Potato Salad

A simple herby potato salad recipe that you will use again and again. Very versatile and useful either as a side dish or part of a buffet.

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Tomato and Basil Salad

The classic tomato and basil salad with mozzarella uses a piquant balsamic vinegar and oil dressing. Perfect combination of taste and texture for a starter or main course.

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Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

This creamy tomato basil soup recipe is very simple to make and tastes a lot like La Madeleine. It can be made out of storecupboard ingredients and is far superior to any canned soup I've had.

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Tomato Basil Recipe

Serve tasty tomato and basil on a flat bread or bruschetta for a fabulous starter or lunch. This tomato basil recipe is really simple to prepare but stunning to look at and eat.

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Classic Basil Pesto

This classic basil pesto uses step by step photos in an easy tutorial. Make it perfectly each time. Superb with hot cooked pasta.

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Basil Chicken Recipe

A lovely roasted basil chicken recipe, just right to serve with some baked potatoes and a salad. An easy meal which will look after itself. The basil butter makes it succulent and tasty.

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Herb Dumplings Recipe

This herb dumplings recipe is so simple to make. Here are step by step photos on how to make dumplings - just right to drop into soup

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Tomato Basil Soup

This tomato basil soup recipe is simplicity itself and can be made from largely storecupboard ingredients. Just the thing to whip up on a cold day - really comforting soup.

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Herb Potato Recipe

A delicious and versatile herb potato recipe. You could use rosemary, parsley, chives or any combination of herbs you like depending on the main dish you're serving them with.

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Ratatouille Recipe

This Ratatouille recipe is a lovely mixed vegetable side dish that can be prepared in advance and cooked in the oven or on the hob.

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Herb Bread Recipe

A simple and basic herb bread recipe which gives you alternatives for using fresh or dried herbs. Great with soup, salad, pasta or just on its own, warm with butter.

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Herb Roasted Chicken

A delightfully simple herb roasted chicken. Ideal for a mid week meal with baked poatoes and a salad or a summer roast when it's too hot to be in the kitchen.

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Herb Butters

Herb butters can turn any plain meat or fish into a gastronomic delight. How to make it and which herbs to serve with what. Hundreds of pages with free tips, recipes and information

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Herb Oils

Herb oils are very easy to make and have lots of uses. They add a definite touch of class to your cooking and there are good tips here about using them - make herby croutons.

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Herb Seasoned Stuffing

Herb seasoned stuffing. It's really worth the effort to make your own stuffing - it takes a minute to make breadcrumbs in a processor or blender (or even a hand grater) then add your own herbs.

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Herb Roasted Vegetables

Herb roasted vegetables are so easy to prepare and will cook alongside your meat meaning less work for you and a more economical use of your oven space.

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Fish Cakes with Parsley

These tasty and simple fish cakes use parsley and chives to add flavor to the mixture. They're really easy and are a great way of using leftovers.

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Basil Pesto Recipe

Step by step tutorial with photos for a basil pesto recipe - mix into hot cooked pasta for a superbly tasty and easy meal in minutes.

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  1. Mint Julep Recipe

    Aug 14, 17 09:54 AM

    Mint Julep Recipe - three variations. This famous cocktail originates in the Southern States but has become renowned world wide. Refreshing and invigorating.

    Read More

  2. Basa Fish

    Aug 11, 17 04:53 AM

    This basa fish with mint sauce is an unusual blend of herb. You would normally expect mint to go with lamb but this sauce is quite different.

    Read More

  3. Garlic Shrimp Pasta Recipe

    Aug 10, 17 04:15 PM

    This garlic shrimp pasta recipe uses roasted garlic to give a milder flavor to the finished dish. Use linguine or spaghetti for a fabulous meal.

    Read More

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