Recipes

The Queensland Herb Society produce a wonderful, jam packed Recipe Book with great ideas for the many ways to cook with herbs. The recipes book also includes other great tips, hints and recipes for using herbs in Skin and Bath Care, for Medicine, for Craft, as well as chemical free pest control around the House and Garden. Check out our “Books For Sale” page for more details.

The recipes on this page change from time to time and are not always in the book, so come back and check our latest recipes here!

Enjoy them!

Herb Soup

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2011/jan/22/herb-soup-recipe-yotam-ottolenghi INGREDIENTS: 5 tbsp olive oil 2 medium onions, peeled and roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 2 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp grated nutmeg 1 tbsp dried mint 500g baby spinach 25g parsley (whole, leaves and stalks)

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Lemon Verbena Macarons

Makes 25 to 30 filled macarons, depending on size Ingredients: For the shells: 200 gr powdered sugar 110 gr almonds (slivered, blanched, sliced, whatever you like) 1 tablespoon loosely packed lemon verbena leaves 90 gr egg whites (use egg whites

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Chilli, Cherry, Chocolate Brownies

The combination of the sweet chocolate with the spice of the chilli is wickedly delightful! 1 cup plain white flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1 cup raw sugar 250g dark chocolate bits 100g glazed cherries 2 teaspoons chilli flakes ½ teaspoon

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Rosemary Almonds

500g almonds 2 tablespoons rosemary, chopped ¼ teaspoon cayenne 2 teaspoons dark brown sugar 2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon melted butter Mix all ingredients, except nuts, in a large bowl. Toast almonds on a baking sheet in 180°C oven or dry

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Cheese and Herb Muffins

This recipe is dedicated to my dear friend Jeanne Russell with whom I had many laughs and long talks – I will truly miss her… Jean Goodwin 2 cups self-raising flour ¾ cups grated tasty cheese Pinch of salt 2 tablespoons

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Tomato Tarragon Gazpacho

Tomato Tarragon Gazpacho Make use of those luscious summer tomatoes from your garden (or someone else’s) and add true French tarragon for a truly tantalising gazpacho   o Serves: 6 as an appetizer 1kg slicer tomatoes of premium quality 2 large capsicums

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