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What herbs spices do you use most?

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  1. Principessa N

    Principessa N Minimins Addict

    And what do you use them for?

    I use dry mixed herbs for my wedges and thats it really. So need some ideas
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  3. Claire1981

    Claire1981 Is so very nearly there!

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    chilli flakes on wedges :)
  4. willkat

    willkat Full Member

    I always use ground cumin, ground coriander,basil,Chinese five spices, garlic and chillies in most things I cook (not all together lol coz that would be awful)
  5. janie.com

    janie.com Full Member

    bay leaves great in stews
    mixed herbs
    tropical pepper mix
    garlic pepper
    cumin pods
  6. Shelle Belle

    Shelle Belle Full Member

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    Chinese five spices. It tastes a bit like char sui for the chinese. Blummin lush it is.
  7. mod-karen79

    mod-karen79 rainbows holiday buddy :)

    i use chilli powder and paprika in tomato based sauces, fresh basil in salads and pasta sauces and fajita spice on potato wedges.
  8. dehli

    dehli Silver Member

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    I sometimes use the schwartz chicken seasoning on potato wedges. I use mixed herbs in a lot of tomato dishes. For curries, I bung pretty much anything in, and I love ground cardamon pods. Garlic pepper livens up a lot of dishes too, but go easy on it, it's pretty hot.
  9. Gene Genie

    Gene Genie Mad as cheese

    I bung herbs n spices in everything

    tarragon goes lovely with chicken or with baked fish
    Thyme goes really nice with chicken also
    I tend to bung a bay leaf in any meat based casserole i make

    my fave thing at the mo is pumpkin , squash and courgette cut into big chunks with chilli, cumin and corriander sprinkled over them with a bit of fry light then roasted off

    ones i couldnt live without are deffo

    Black peppercorns
    Sea Salt
    Dried corriander
    Dried cumin
    Chilli flakes
    chilli powder
    cheapo tesco value dried mixed herbs which i bung in my scrambled eggs

    I noticed yesterday that Tesco have a budget brand for some of the more common dried herbs n spices and they were about 40p a jar so if your stocking up from scratch id have a look at these and that way if you find there is one you dont like you havent wasted much
  10. Undisturbedgirl

    Undisturbedgirl Silver Member

    I love thyme and marjarom(great in tomato based pasta sauces) and rosemary for anything to do with lamb.

    In terms of spices, i use everything, we have a drawer in our kitchen that is solely full of spices, but i do use all purpose seasoning, cumin, chinese five spice, paprika and bouquet garni
  11. Minders

    Minders Finding inspiration

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    Try a pinch of smoked paprika on wedges or slimming world chips... with a tiny dusting of garlic powder too... Mmmmmm....
  12. ginny27

    ginny27 ...I LOVE FRUIT!

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    Mixed herbs in my tomatoey sauces
    Cinammon on porridge (!!! YUM !!!)
    Cumin in curries
    Chilli powder in frittatas/bean burgers
    Nutmeg in my rice pudding... mmmm
    Chinese 5 Spice is lovely in stirfries


    As for fresh herbs, my ultimate favourite is basil. Tastes lovely and makes the food look posh! Hehe.
  13. SpaceAngel

    SpaceAngel I ate my willpower!

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    Garlic salt on my wedges and SW chips! Yum
  14. rainbow

    rainbow Gold Member

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    How boring am I - I dont use them! maybes I should start! xxx
  15. Mindy

    Mindy Dreaming of being slim!

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    bayleafs and thyme in stews
    garlic in everything lol
    mixed herbs wherever i can
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