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  1. Spice Essentials With Herbie & Kate

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    This event is now sold out, however another class has been scheduled for November 26th. See https://www.herbies.com.au/event/spice-essentials-herbie-kate/ for more details.

    Join Australia’s spice guru ‘Herbie’ and daughter Kate (authors of The Spice & Herb Bible 3rd Edition) in this hands-on class to explore the colourful and vibrant world of spices. Learn how spices bring readily available ingredients to life, including the art of making your own spice blends.

    Some of the dishes made in this class:

    • Muhamurra dip with za’atar flatbread (includes making flatbread)
    • Schichimi seared tuna with ponzu dressing (includes making schichimi spice blend)
    • Chicken b’stilla
    • Spiced poached pears with orange cream

    Plus making your own spice blend to take home using Herbie’s original Spice Pyramid ©

    Herbie has long been the nickname of Ian Hemphill, one of Australia’s foremost culinary herb and spice experts. Herbie and wife Liz started Herbie’s Spices in 1997, and after Forty-Five years of working in the herb and spice industry, Herbie is a well-respected and popular figure amongst his peers, in Australia and overseas.

    KateKate Hemphill, Ian & Liz’s eldest daughter, is an accomplished cook, a graduate of Leith’s School of Food and Wine in London, recipe contributor to The Spice & Herb Bible and developer of most of the inspirational recipes you will find on www.herbies.com.au website.