Recipe: Asian Aromatic Mixture

Spices and Aromatic Herbs Mixtures
October 20, 2011

Throughout the summer I harvested and dried many aromatic herbs for two aromatic mixtures, this asian one and a Mediterranean Aromatic Mixture.

Erbe aromaticheSome fresh ingredients harvested in August: Numex Suave Orange chilies (mild and aromatic), sprigs of horsemint, curry plant and some basil cinnamon leaves.

Erbe aromaticheI also used balm leaves, chives garlic (similar to chives), anise, lemongrass and some spices that I grown.

Ginger is the only ingredient that I bought.

This mixture is slightly spicy, with a strong aroma of curry and a hint of citrus due to ginger, lemongrass and lemon balm, along with the spicy touch of cinnamon basil and anise.

Asian Aromatic Mixture

Asian Aromatic Mixture

The doses refer to dried ingredients.
7 sprigs curry plant
3 tablespoons lemon balm
2 tablespoons cinnamon basil
10 leaves of chives garlic
1 tablespoon ginger
4 sprigs anise
10 leaves lemon grass (1 tablespoon)
1 tablespoon horsemint
5 numex suave orange chilies
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon fenugreek seed
2 teaspoons anise seeds

Cumin, fenugreek, aniseDirections
Roast in a pan cumin, anise and fenugreek seeds for a couple of minutes.
Add the remaining ingredients and toast for one minute.
Mince finely with a blender and store in a jar for four-six months.

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Author: simona (URL)

Grazie! E un ottima idea questa di prepararsi da sole i misti aromatici, almeno siamo sicure di cosa ci mettiamo! Grazie di aver partecipato alla raccolta! Alla prox, Simona!

Author: fragoliva (URL)

che invidia che mi fai... sei bravissima. Per me purtroppo è quasi impossibile imitarti, ma seguo sempre con piacere le tue ricette. complimenti

Author: Simona (URL)

Wow, Graziana. Il tuo misto aromatico e molto interessante, sia per quello che riguarda la lista degli ingredienti che proprio l aspetto: mi sembra di poterlo annusare a distanza. E poi certo, la soddisfazione di usare cosi tanti prodotti del tuo giardino, lo rende ancora piu prezioso.

Author: Graziana

questo misto aromatico è nato come un esperimento ma devo dire che mi ha convinto completamente, lo sto usando ma soprattutto di tanto in tanto apro il barattolo solo per sentirne il profumo!

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