Herbes de Provence is a tour of delicate flavors. This classic blend from the South of France for country cooking, also known as Provençal herbs, is floral, flavorful, fruity & fresh.
There are as many mixtures of Herbes de Provence as there are ways to use it. Ours is a purist mixture, with a very unique and delicious flavor from a special combination of hand-blended (mixed together, but not ground) thyme, basil, summer savory, oregano, and rosemary, with a hint of marjoram, that represents the bounty and fragrance of the region. And it makes everything taste heavenly.
Herbes de Provence is used to add the flavor of the French countryside with ease and simplicity instead of using individual herbs. These herbs are commonly used as a dry rub to season grilled and roasted meats and as a seasoning in roasted chicken, baked fish and seafood, as well as in soups, gravies and stews, and vegetable dishes.
❖ How to Enjoy it
→ Use this charming blend/mélange to sprinkle over fresh goat cheese drizzled with Saratoga extra-virgin olive oil, to rub densely over a leg of lamb or pork chops, and to season oven-roasted vegetables of all kinds.
→ Herbes de Provence makes a terrific flavorful addition to omelettes, roasted chicken or turkey, all kind of meats: beef, veal, pork, lamb, & for all kind of fish or sea-food, marinades, sauces, salads, soups, fried vegetables and vegetable stews as well.
→ Apply before grilling or baking to kabobs, and white fish.
→ Add it to a vinaigrette and drizzle it over a fresh green salad to give them a holiday fragrance.
→ Blend it with yogurt and garlic for a flavorful lamb marinade. Add a dash to the filling of a savory tart or quiche, or pizza as well.
→ Combining this lovely herb blend with a top-grade olive oil makes a lovely dipping sauce for fresh bread, and it will always complement your meal well when your entrée also contains Herbes de Provence.
→ Ideal for vegetables, especially eggplant and zucchini, and it holds up well in heartier dishes like braised rabbit or roast chicken.
→ Our special blend of aromatic herbs may also be used in olive oil when cooking all kind of vegetables. Use this blend with any Italian recipe. In fact, use it anytime you want a taste of sunny French Provence.
→ For a quick vinaigrette, mix 1 teaspoon with ¼ cup red wine vinegar and ½ cup olive oil.
❖ Ingredients: thyme, basil, summer savory, oregano, rosemary & marjoram.
Did you know… Marjoram (an herb in the oregano family) was referred to as the “Joy of the Mountains” by the Greeks and celebrated throughout the Mediterranean for its flavor, fragrance and medicinal values. If wild marjoram grew on a grave, it was thought to bring happiness to the departed. Both the Greeks and Romans adorned young couples with a marjoram crown and in ancient Egypt, the herb was offered upon altars to the Egyptian deities.
This robust blend is a blank canvas, just screaming for flavor fusion. Greek Spice, or Grecque, is a gentle and tasty, highly aromatic, seasoning blend for Mediterranean luvin’ flavor. It is versatile and easy to use. Greek need only be paired with olive oil.
Taste and Aroma
Non-Irradiated ★ Small Batch Blended ★ Freshness Dated
★ Good up to 1 year after opening, but even better if used within 6 months.
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“Cajun” refers to the rustic cuisine of rural Louisiana that was developed by displaced French Canadians during their expulsion from British rule in the 1750's. Cajun food is characterized by simple French & Mediterranean style, one pot style dishes. Kickin' Cajun is the perfect blend of zesty, spicy, savory flavors that are sure to kick any dish up a delicious notch. It's more versatile than you'd think.
❖ Taste and Aroma Profile
This delicious blend has a bit of mild spiciness with just a bit of temperate heat that delights the palate, balanced with the aromatics of fragrant coriander, onion and garlic and the tastes of hearty oregano, sweet paprika and floral thyme. Saratoga Spicery Kickin' Cajun unveils all of the intensity of Cayenne pepper, whose characteristic zing envelops the taste buds in an explosion of flavors and tantalizing notes.
❖ How to Enjoy it
For a great fajita marinade, mix together 1 tablespoon Kickin' Cajun seasoning, 2/3 cup vegetable oil and 1/3 cup lime juice or vinegar. Let your chicken, pork, flank or round steak marinate in the fridge overnight, then toss it in a hot cast-iron skillet and cook quickly until done. Serve with bell pepper, onion slices, flour tortillas and sour cream and guacamole for a tasty, easy meal.
We’ve combined a link with the old world herbs & spices of Greek oregano, delicate thyme and cumin with the new world spices of Hungarian paprika, fragrant coriander, cayenne pepper, bold Tellicherry black pepper, dehydrated organic garlic powder, minced onion, and pristine Himalayan pink crystal sea salt (Gourmet food grade), resulting in a perfectly balanced blend-with-a-kick. Our Kickin' Cajun is skillfully blended in small batches to ensure freshness.
❖ Recipe: Apricot Glazed Bacon Wrapped Cajun Pork Tenderloin
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Non-Irradiated ★ Small Batch Blended
Freshness Dated ★ Best if used within 1 year of opening