Dried herbs and seasonings add value to your dishes. They will jazz up any dish and take it from bland and boring to breathtakingly delicious in just one sprinkle.
Getting the best form your dried herbs and seasonings
In a recipe, 1 tsp dried herbs equals 1 tbsp fresh. In general, use 1/4 – 1/2 of dried herbs per serving.
To release flavour, dried herbs are best rehydrated. Add either at the beginning of cooking, or about 20 minutes before the end.
Try mixing herbs with 1 tsp of oil and leaving for 10-15 minutes before using in dressings, marinades or sauces. Instead of sprinkling dried oregano on a pizza, steep in a little oil and use as a drizzle.
Dried herbs are a useful way to cut down on salt. Where possible, add them during cooking rather than sprinkling on top.
All purpose savoury seasoning contains a mixture of salt, pepper, garlic, onion powder, dried herbs and spices. This purpose savoury seasoning 90g is often used to flavour savoury dishes like vegetables rice pasta salads, to make them more palatable.
Simply crumble 1 Maggi seasoning cube into your pot of fresh vegetables and stir it all together to bring out the delicious taste!
Ground egusi is obtained when egusi seeds are grounded. The seeds of Egusi are obtained from the Egusi gourd, which is very similar to watermelon. Unlike the watermelon, the fruits of Egusi squash are bitter and inedible. These pumpkins are cultivated primarily for their seeds, which are similar in size to small pumpkin seeds and have a slightly more creamy flavour.
Ogbodo seeds, also known as African mango or bush mango seeds, are a popular ingredient in traditional West African cuisine.
The bitter leaf vegetable is commonly found in Africa and some parts of Asia. It can be used in many dishes or just chewed raw. It tends to have a bitter taste and must be washed thoroughly to minimize that flavour. The bitterness makes it an excellent repellent. As a medicine it can treat stomach problems, hepatitis, nausea, malaria, and fever. It is also widely used as an anti-parasitic.
The seeds which will enhance your sauce and give them a great and memorable taste.