Speed in the kitchen and succulence on the plate come from simple flavours that pair well together. Certain veggies LOVE certain herbs and spices.

Let’s get to know carrots!

Carrots & Cooking Methods that Work:

  • Roasting 
  • Steaming 
  • Grilling (if sliced super thin) 
  • Sautéing 
  • Braising (cooking in a flavourful liquid) 
  • Pureeing (think soups)

Matches Made in Heaven: Carrots LOVE to be paired with,

These Herbs:

  • Parsley 
  • Basil 
  • Cilantro 
  • Chives 
  • Rosemary 
  • Sage 
  • Tarragon 
  • Thyme 
  • Dill 

These Nuts:

  • Hazelnuts
  • Almonds
  • Walnuts 

These Spices:

  • Curry
  • Fennel 
  • Cinnamon 
  • Cloves 
  • Paprika 
  • Nutmeg 
  • Garlic 
  • Ginger 

These Veggies & Other Goodies:

  • Celery & Onions (=Mirepoix…you’ll learn that term soon!) 
  • Fennel 
  • Turnips 
  • Peas 
  • Mushrooms 
  • Oranges 
  • Lemons 
  • Raisins 
  • Butter 
  • Coconut oil 
  • Vinaigrettes 

Do some experimenting. Remember to keep it simple and learn how two individual flavours combine before adding a third. Try something NEW. Have some fun!

What did you create?

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