Monday, 14 April 2014

Herbs & food

I thought someone might find this list of what herbs to use with what foods, useful to have. This is a suggested list for herbs you can choose to use. There are plenty of sites and good books which give more indepth information on each suggested herb. But at a glance this list may be helpful to some.
 
As always be cautious about use of herbs.
 
 



Foods/ herbs to use with them.
 

Soups
Basil, Bay, Chervil, Chives, Coriander, Dill, Lovage, Marjoram, Parsley, Sage, Savory, Sweet Cicely, Tarragon, Thyme.

Breads
Basil, Coriander, Dill, Fennel, Marjoram, Parsley, Savory, Thyme.

Fish
Basil, Bay, Dill, Lemon Balm, Lovage, Marjoram, Rosemary, Sage, Savory, Tarragon, Thyme.
 
Eggs
Basil, Bay, Chervil, Chives, Dill, Fennel, Garlic, Marjoram, Parsley, Rosemary, Savory, Tarragon, Thyme.

Shell-Fish
Basil, Bay, Dill, Lemon Balm, Marjoram, Savory, Tarragon, Thyme.

Poultry
Basil, Bay, Dill, Lemon Balm, Lovage, Marjoram, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, Savory, Tarragon, Thyme.

Lamb
Basil, Bay, Dill, Garlic, Marjoram, Mint, Rosemary, Sage, Savory, Tarragon, Thyme.
 
Beef
Basil, Bay, Chervil, Dill Garlic, Marjoram, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, Savory, Tarragon, Thyme.

Pork
Basil, Coriander, Dill Fennel Marjoram, Rosemary, Sage, Tarragon, Thyme
 
Vegetables
Basil, Bay, Cervil, Coriander, Dandelion, Dill Lovage, Marjoram, Mint, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, Savory, Sweet Cicely, Salad Burnet, Tarragon, Thyme.

Cheeses
Basil, Chervil, Chives, Coriander, Dill, Mint, Nasturtium, Sage, Tarragon, Thyme.

Desserts
Bay, Coriander, Marigold, Thyme, Sweet Cicely, Lemon Verbena.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for that list, Shiralee. It will come in handy.

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