- February 27, 2021
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Herb of the Month: March 2021

Over the past few days, lots has brought us hope, including the strength of the sun and the moon as they have each lit the sky. In the news and in nature, we are looking forwards, so please forgive us we try to skip the last two days of February and bring you a ...
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- December 5, 2020
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Herb of the Month: December

Santa might deliver us presents, but Sara fills our tables with deliciousness. Read on for some fabulous wintery recipes! Written by Sara Dixon At Christmas, I find two herbs to be particularly handy,  Moroccan Mint and  Tangerine Sage; the Mint because it comes into its own in cocktails – alcoholic or non-alcoholic - and Tangerine Sage ...
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- November 15, 2020
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Herb of the Month: November

It can feel that courage is a bit harder to come by in the late autumn and winter, when cold and bitter weather awaits us. This year, perhaps we're all especially in need of some extra too. Such is our good luck, that Sara is here with some ideas for experimenting with the flavours ...
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- October 1, 2020
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Herb of the Month: October

Welcome to October. With Autumn well and truly here our go to meals are changing to focus on warming comfort foods. Sarah comes to our aid with a roast recipe, adaptable to a vegetarian diet, to warm us as we shelter from the wind and rain. Happy reading, happy cooking!  Written by Sara Dixon Hyssop knows ...
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- September 2, 2020
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Herb of the Month: September

Hello September! Hello cooler weather! Hello my long squished and squashed, packed away jumper collection - welcome back! And, welcome back Sara who this month, inspires us to embrace the seasonal changes that are to come, by experimenting with the herb Lovage in our cooking. Read with care; sheer deliciousness described, may cause strong ...
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- August 5, 2020
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Herb of the Month: August

In her monthly blog, Sara brings us cooking inspiration centred on a selected herb. This month we're treated to tips for cooking with not one but eight different herbs as we experiment with flavours from South America and South East Asia. You'll likely have to visit your local herb grower, nursery, or garden centre ...
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- June 5, 2020
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Herb of the Month: June

Written by Sara Dixon – Herb Society Member... Basil is a very versatile herb. Largely because there are over 160 varieties - that is a very large range of flavours! I hope that never again will you say 'I want/grow Basil'. From now on surely you must mention the particular flavour of Basil as well! ...
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- May 26, 2020
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Wild rose (Rosa canina)

Written by Nicky Westwood - Herb Society Trustee I photographed these in the dunes whilst walking on the west coast of Jersey with a friend.  It was wonderful to see how many flowering herbs had settled naturally there.  The hips (fruit) are noted for their high element of Vitamin C.  As a post war child, ...
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