Australian Blends Looking back over the Spring newsletter of last year, we see it’s an entire year since we had to make our True Blue Aussie spice kit unavailable due to difficulty in accessing some of the Australian native herbs and spices. Sadly, the situation is still not good, so during the past year, we have circumvented the problems by using what’s available to
July 7th this year marks 20 years since we opened the doors of Herbie’s Spices in Rozelle. What amazing, fulfilling, exciting years they have been, and we wouldn’t have missed a minute of it! Our decision last year to close the retail store in Rozelle was the right move at the right time, and you all know that we are still here, still meeting your spice requirements,
In January 1997, Liz and I spent a month in Cochin, South India to take a Spice Sabbatical in preparation for opening Herbie’s Spices on the 7th of July 1997 – 20 years ago. Cardamom remains one of my favourite spices, therefore it seems appropriate to share this experience with you, one that I wrote about in my book Spice Travels that was published in 2001.