Pick of the Week: How to Make the Most of Fresh Herbs

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Pick of the Week: How to Make the Most of Fresh Herbs
May 01, 2015

 

 

I use a lot of herbs in my cooking. It's a fresh and nutritious way to add flavor to your dishes. But dealing with fresh herbs is tricky. Especially here in the Philippines where it's sometimes too hot for our own good.

One trick I've learned to keeping fresh herbs well, fresh, is to treat them as flowers: they should be kept moist with a lot of breathing room.

For Pick of the Week, here's a nifty little 4-step guide to getting the most of your fresh herbs from our friends at Instructables.com

http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-keep-Fresh-Herbs-Fresh/

Or you may want to learn to dry your herbs: http://food52.com/blog/7551-how-to-dry-your-herbs

Or do what I do and pound your fresh herbs into a pesto:

 

 

http://www.thefatkidinside.com/food-2/pesto-for-the-homemade-pasta-of-last-week/

Enjoy!

 

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Erwan Heussaff

I'm an Ex-Fat Kid who loves to cook and create content. I believe food is an essential part in a healthy life and I try to show that through video recipes of some healthy, and some not-so-healthy dishes. It's all about balance. I touch on travel, fitness, nutrition and life in general. Come and join The Fat Kid Inside community. It's good fun.

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