It’s hard to choose a favourite Good food begins with good ingredients and that is the same for herbs. Fresh herbs lend vibrancy and freshness and should not be replaced with dried herbs. I cannot imagine cooking without herbs, they are an essential ingredient. Herbs can be used at the beginning of cooking to give the dish layers and foundations. These are the harder herbs that can endure the cooking process such as; bay, thyme, rosemary, sage and parsley stalks. Where as the
Those Mediterranean flavours are a great accompaniment for some smokey salt and pepper squid Chorizo and squid are a classic pair. They go together like a good gin & tonic. You can replace the mayo with creme fraiche or yoghurt if preferred. However I think as a dipping sauce for salt and pepper squid the mayo works best. Chorizo & Olive Mayo 80g chorizo 80g green pimento olives 1 lemon tbsp creme fraiche 2 egg yolks 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard 500ml olive/veg oil or half of each.