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Low Calorie Eating Made Easy

Reducing Your Calorie Intake with a Touch of Spice In response to a number of Herbie’s Spices customers opting for healthier food choices, including those that are lower in calories, Kate Hemphill, daughter of Ian “Herbie’’ Hemphill and recipe contributor to the Spice & Herb Bible, has created a new selection of low calorie recipes. Ian’s wife Liz has worked her magic into a

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Quick Meat Ideas with Herbs & Spices

QUICK MEAT IDEAS WITH HERBS AND SPICES Chicken Dust fillets with a Herbie’s spice blend before pan frying, grilling or barbecuing. Suitable blends are: Native Seasoning, Cajun Spice, Ras el Hanout, Tagine Spice, Tandoori , Tasty Meat Sprinkle, Bay Seasoning, Berbere Native BBQ, Greek Seasoning, Lemon & Herb Pepper. Mix 1 Tbs Herbie’s Tandoori Spice Mix with ¾ cup plain yoghurt and marinade cuts

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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

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Chilli Essentials

Whole books have been written about chillies, however we wanted to share some basic chilli essentials, as these tasty and potentially fiery little critters are becoming more and more popular. So much so that chilli now outsells peppercorns, which 10 years ago were the no 1 spice traded in the world. How Do You Spell Chilli? It depends on where you are. In the

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