Take your cooking to the next level by learning how to use culinary herbs to boost the flavor quotient of your food. From basil-rich pesto to tarragon-infused sauces, we’ve got you covered in this simple beginner’s guide. Cooking with Herbs starts with a useful introduction to using herbs in the kitchen, which includes how to make and use seasoning blends, recipe tips from around the world, and more. Then it moves on to helping you stock your pantry and expanding your culinary skills to include homemade, herb-infused dressings, vinegars, butters, and salts.
To assist you in your new adventures, this guide includes a glossary of herbs and spices that will help you decide which herb to use and when. And if you’re interested in growing your own herbs, there’s useful gardening information to help bring better-tasting, freshly harvested herbs to your cooking! The guide ends with an accumulation of recipes for drinks, sauces, appetizers, salads, and more. Whether you’re just beginning to experiment with herbs or looking for new recipes to try, this guide will prove its worth again and again.
The recipes include:
- Raspberry and Lemon Verbena Butter
- Basil Limeade
- Dilled Yellow Squash
- Vietnamese Chicken Curry
- And more!