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  • Writer's pictureAnnemarie Bolduc

Garlic & Herbs Salt

Updated: Aug 9

The flavour of a summer garden in a jar of homemade seasoning!

Garlic and Herbs Salt sprinkled on cucumbers slices • Photography © Bottle and Brush Studio 2020

This salt blend is basically a homemade version of the old “herbamare”. We all know salt is best if used moderately but with the addition of homegrown garlic and herbs, it’s a little healthier and so tasty! Sea salt has preservative virtues so fresh ingredients blended with it can last for up to a year if dried and stored well. Every year I make little batches of this blend for myself and to share as it is a great versatile one for flavouring food. There is no need for a dehydrator to make this, the oven-drying method works well enough when done correctly. Every year I have been taking notes and improving the recipes to get the perfect balance of ingredients and drying time. When garlic is harvested and ready to use in early summer, I go into the garden with a big bowl and pick a mix of the luscious herbs I find to make this seasoning. The herb combination I prefer for this is basil, oregano, chives, parsley, rosemary and thyme. Sprinkle it on some cucumber slices or other fresh vegetables… it makes a better choice of snack for salty tooth cravers (like me)!


Stay tuned for all recipes in my upcoming book(s)!

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