Parsley is a useful biennial that will grow outdoors in colder climates and basil being a tender annual. Both can be used in cooking with slightly different taste profiles and history of culinary uses. Nutritionally both of these herbs are loaded with vitamins and minerals as well.
Chinese five spice has an origin as being a bit of use all spice blend. One which hits all five of the areas for taste that we humans have. Bitter, Sweet, Sour, Savory (umami) and salty. There is no one specific blend and it has been adapted as it moves through Asia over the decades.
Pesto is nutty and often has a hard cheese added, using olive oil. Salsa Verde has an element of brine with capers or anchovies and also a small amount of vinegar added. Chimichurri has vinegar and chilies added. The leafy herbs can vary as can the consistency and where they are used.
Lamb is a family favorite and can be a real special occasion type of meal in our house. As with a lot of recipe suggestions not all of them will work for your family so just have a little cherry pick of the best ones for you
Sometimes following a recipe to the letter can still mean an overly strong flavor of ginger due to variations in fresh ingredients. To save a recipe from this problem you can remove the ginger, dilute the dish, cook for a little longer or add additional ingredients to take the bitterness away.
When we grow herbs often we can struggle to get large enough harvests, with rosemary you will quickly find that you are growing way more than you can use. So here are some outside of the box ideas and recipes for making the most of your homegrown herb!