The healthiest spices are fresh herbs. Chives in particular have many valuable components””minerals, vitamins and bioactive substances.
Member of the same plant family as onions, garlic and chives.Â In addition to minerals and vitamins, Allium varieties contain secondary plant substances called sulfides.
Meaning "sea dew" in Latin, this herb was first used for religious ceremonies and medicinal purposes before finding its way into the kitchen. Today, it is typically used for country-style roasted potatoes and marinades.
Known as the "king of herbs," basil is an essential ingredient in Italian cooking, and no other herb comes close to matching its fragrance and flavor.
This highly aromatic herb in the mint family and comes in many varieties with tiny white, red or blue flowers.
Cress is renowned for its typical, slightly spicy taste which comes from the mustard oils (glycosides) it contains. It also contains important tannins and bitter substances.
Kelp is a large variety of seaweed in the brown algae family, also known by the Latin name Macrocystis pyrifera. Kelp is part of the original Herbamare® recipe and is a natural source of iodine.
This is a great plant that can grow up to two meters tall. The plant's leaves make for a fresh and tasty addition to many dishes.
Though chili peppers are usually thought of as a "pod," botanically they are dried berries. Their spiciness is determined by the amount of capsaicin they contain.
We use the roots, which have a yellowish brown skin. The inside is white and has a very strong, sharp taste.
Â Garlic bread made easy! Just toast some fresh bread, brush with olive oil, and sprinkle with freshly crushed garlic and some Herbamare® salt.
Our sea salt comes from the Camargue region of southern France. There, the sea water is channelled through a network of canals and pools under the open sky. Using only natural evaporation by wind and sun, the salt is concentrated and dried.
Straight, curly or root: In many dishes, this aromatic herb makes a big difference! Leaves and roots contain the same essential oils and many other good ingredients.
Marjoram is an important culinary herb, especially in Mediterranean cuisine. Apart from essential oils, the so-called "sausage herb" contains other special compounds such as flavonoids, tannins and bitter substances.
Always tastes great and should be eaten every day! Onions come in many different shapes, sizes and flavors from mild to really sharp. As a group, onions are among the world's most popular vegetables.
Pepper is a creeping plant that grows around trees. Depending on time of harvest, peppercorns have different colors: green, black, white or red.
Celery is a nutrient-rich root vegetable. Herbamare®Â contains both the root and fresh green leaves.