An Introduction to Spices with Ian “Herbie” Hemphill
November 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
In this 1 ½ hour session Herbie will navigate through the exotic waters of the history of the spice trade and demystify their uses.
About this event
This begins with a short tour of the Spicery and is the comprehensive introduction to spices that almost needs no introduction! In this 1 ½ hour session Herbie will navigate through the exotic waters of the history of the spice trade. You will learn about many different spices, their origins, and how they are harvested, processed and traded. Most importantly, Herbie will de-mystify their flavours so you will feel comfortable using them in everyday cooking.
You’ll learn how the humble vanilla bean gets its complex flavour, what makes exotic saffron the world’s most expensive spice, and learn how to use our own Australian native herbs and spices.