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A Selection of Spices & Recipes for Spring
A selection of spices, gifts and recipes for the festive season
Here’s a special selection of spices and recipes for Autumn!
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Barbecued Achiote Pork & Pineapple

Serves 6-8
40 mins

Christmas Pavlova with Spiced Syrup

Serves 8
1 hour 40 mins

Asodo de Bodas

Serves 6-8
2 hrs 35 mins

Xinjiang Lamb Stir-Fry

Serves 2
20 mins

Chettinad Blue Eye Cod Curry

Serves 4
20 mins

Mulled Wine Jelly

Serves 6
30 mins

Jerk Pork Chop with Pineapple Salsa

Serves 4
40 mins

Butterflied ‘Butter’ Prawns

Makes 20
35 mins

Orange & Almond Love Cake

Serves 8
55 mins

Creole Prawns with Fried Green Tomatoes

Serves 4
45 mins

Super Smoothies

Serves 2 per smoothie
10 mins

Sri Lankan Beef Rib & Pumpkin Curry

4 Serves
3 h 40m
Recipes written by
Kate Hemphill

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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.

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Experts in spice

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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Australian Native Spices

Herbie’s Kitchen April News

Welcome to the April Recipe Newsletter.  This month we are cooking with a wonderful selection of Australian Native Spices, Herbs & Blends.  It's great to see First Nations ingredients becoming part of the every day in Australian households and I hope you enjoy the recipes below. If you are new to cooking with Native Spices, try our TRUE BLUE kit, with 5 packs of

Behind the Scenes

What is Mastic?

Mastic is the name given to the resinous gum that exudes from the scored bark of the Gum Mastic Tree. There are many varieties of mastic trees (Pistacia lentiscus) in the Mediterranean and Middle East, yet most of the world’s production of gum mastic comes from the “Protected Designation of Origin” trees (P. lentiscus var. Chia) that grow on the Greek island of Chios. The name


Herbie’s Kitchen Monthly Update March 2024

LATEST RECIPES FROM KATE AT HERBIE'S KITCHEN   Welcome to the March recipe newsletter, with our favourite recipes for a spice-filled Easter.  For those off on a camping or self-catering adventure, check out our Happy Campers Spice Kit for some spicy shortcuts and holiday recipes and ideas.  You can see all the Easter category recipes HERE.     EASTER BREAKFAST PUDDING This take on


Herbie’s Spices Newsletter Autumn 2024

Isn’t it wonderful that our Australian eateries, even in country towns, offer a wide and diverse range of cuisines?  It’s taken for granted that we have a choice of Italian, Turkish, Chinese, Thai, Korean, Indian, and so many more, thanks to the migrants who have chosen to live here and share their fabulous food with us. Mexican is becoming popular, but seems to be

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