Watermelon & Basil? Juniper Berries on Fish? Herbs & Spices: What Goes with What? Combinations to Make Your Feasts Flourish

Spices

Meat or fish? Check! Veggies? Check! Eggs? Check! Fruit & Rice? Check!! We buy meats and fish that are the freshest of fresh, fruits and vegetables so ripe they are almost falling off of the vine. We have all of the proper ingredients and components for a great meal, but something is just missing. Yes, wise men have said, “variety is the spice of life” with the operative word being “spice!”

Don’t be shy, get creative! If you want your meals to sing every time read on. Mother Nature provided them for a reason 🙂 Not to mention all of the Historic Explorers that traveled and searched the seven seas for us. Grazia, da Gama, Magellan, Christopher C. for introducing us to the multifaceted vines, leaves, bark and orbs of  rich, flavorful history and for taking out the guesswork.

Here’s a comprehensive list to get you going…

Beef

Bay leaf, cayenne, chili, curry, dill, ginger, mustard, paprika, marjoram, oregano, parsley, rosemary, thyme

Pork

Allspice, basil, cardamom, cloves, curry, ginger, marjoram, mustard, oregano, paprika, parsley, rosemary, sage, savory, thyme

red meatEggs

Basil, dill weed (leaves), garlic, parsley

Poultry

Allspice, anise, bay leaf, cayenne, curry, dill, ginger, marjoram, mustard, nutmeg, paprika, parsley, pepper, sage, savory, tarragon, thyme.

eggsFish

Allspice, anise, basil, bay leaf, cayenne, chives, curry, dill, fennel, ginger, marjoram, nutmeg, oregano, paprika, parsley, tarragon, thyme.

fishFruit

Allspice, anise, cinnamon, cloves, curry, ginger, mace, mint, nutmeg, pepper.

fruitVegetables

Green Beans — Dill, marjoram, nutmeg, oregano. Beets — Allspice, nutmeg.

Broccoli — Mustard, nutmeg, sage.

Carrots — Dill, nutmeg, parsley, rosemary, thyme.

Cucumbers — Basil, dill, parsley.

Eggplant — Oregano, parsley.

Mushrooms — Garlic, sage.

Peas — Marjoram, mint.

Potatoes –Chives, cumin, dill, fennel, garlic, mace, rosemary, tarragon.

Squash — Cardamom, ginger, nutmeg.

Tomato — Allspice, basil, cloves, cumin, fennel, marjoram, oregano.

vegRice

Chives, cumin, curry, nutmeg, parsley, saffron, turmeric

rice

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