VEGETARIAN SPICE TRAIL with Ian ‘Herbie’ HemphillJulie’s Place
June 10, 12:00pm - 03:00pmView Details
Australian cooks are some of the most adventurous in the world. Herbie’s spice kits have the freshness and charm to spice up your cooking and make sure your dishes are full of flavour and interest.
Herbie spent his childhood surrounded by herbs and spices, when his parents, John and Rosemary Hemphill, were pioneering the herb and spice scene in the 1950s.
Fifty years of working in the industry, including face-to-face lectures to groups from the general public, industrial brokering, manufacturing and marketing, has made Herbie a well-respected and popular figure amongst his peers, in Australia and overseas.
He now enjoys sharing his extensive experience and knowledge with his customers at Herbie’s Spices.
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