Mixed-Herb Paste

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    2 cups

    • Difficulty


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By Aglaia Kremezi

Published 2014

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Based on an old French recipe, this salty-aromatic paste flavors soups, sauces, pilafs, and salads. Although now you can get decent fresh herbs all year round, that wasn’t always the case. In the winter, when the gardens froze, women kept jars of this herb paste close at hand. I now make it regularly each spring to preserve the abundance of fresh herbs my garden produces. I add chiles, which were not part of the original recipe. This paste is extremely handy; if you try it, I am sure you wi