Fresh herbs bring a crisp flavour and wonderful aroma to most dishes, whether itís basil in a Thai dish or mint in a salad. Which fresh herbs do you use most often? What do you cook that includes them?
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Basil is my go to herb. I've tried growing basil unsuccessfully therefore always have a ready supply of fresh basil in the fridge (I just can't do the Gourmet Garden tubed variety). I add basil to virtually anything and everything ... vegetables, pasta, risotto, chicken and fish.
Pretty much everything I cook has fresh herbs in - I love them!
I currently have basil, thyme and curly parsley on my kitchen windowsill and rosemary and sage in the garden. I add them fairly indiscriminately to whatever I happen to be making that day. Coriander is probably my favourite herb, just haven't got a pot on the go at the moment!
I grow my own herbs in pots so always have a steady supply. I use basil, oregano, sage, thyme, Italian parsley & bay leaves. Nothing adds flavour like fresh herbs, I only use dried when fresh aren't ready.