Add a touch of gourmet flavour to any meal with our living herbs
Kept on a kitchen counter or on a windowsill, our living herbs provide garden fresh flavour that are ready to be used at the home cook's convenience. With their natural oil content still at their most concentrated, our living herbs provide a rich flavour that can greatly enhance any home cooked meal. Once you try our living herbs your dishes won't be the same!
This herb is known around the world for its wonderful fragrance and flavour. The key ingredient in classic pesto, Genovese Basil has large cupped leaves that delight the taste buds as well as the nose. This basil pairs well with Mediterranean cuisine.
Garlic chives also know as Chinese chives has been cultivated for thousands of years in the Himalayas. This herb has a delicate garlic flavour with onion overtones. The leaves are used chopped in sauces, soups, salads and as a garnish. Add garlic chives only in the last few minutes of cooking, as they have a tendency to lose their flavour when overcooked. Garlic chives pair well with Chinese and Japanese cuisine.
Dill is a well known culinary herb used around the world. The feathery leaves resemble fennel but its flavour is quite distinct. Dill has a mild and warm flavour. This herb is used extensively in northern, central and Eastern Europe and loves to be paired with fish and summer vegetables.
Lemon basil has a pleasing lemon aroma and a tangy citrus flavour. It’s leaves are slightly smaller than Genovese Basil. Lemon basil is popular in Indonesian, Thai, Persian, Lao and Arabian dishes. It is used in soup, stews, salads, curries, seafood, chicken and stir-fry dishes.
Thai basil has a licorice flavour and aroma with pepper overtones. The leaves, which are about half the size of Genovese basil, have purple stems and make pretty garnishes. They are added by the handful to Thai cuisine and also dishes of Southeast Asia. Its popularity has grown with the discovery of these delicious dishes from those countries.