The Art of Herbs for Health by Rebecca Sullivan ($19.99), published by Hachette Australia.
Taken from The Art of Herbs for Health by Rebecca Sullivan. Published by Kyle Books.
Photography by Nassima Rothacker.
HERBY SALT RUB
Turn boring meat and veg into a restaurant quality meal simply by adding some herbs and spices. Make a jar of this to keep in your pantry and use it on everything. This is another great little jar that makes a lovely gift. p75
MAKES 1 SMALL JAR
1½ tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves
1 tablespoon dried chilli flakes
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoons whole yellow mustard seeds, crushed
2 tablespoons paprika
2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
1 tablespoon dried oregano
2 dried bay leaves, crushed
125g good-quality sea salt
sterilised small jar with lid or airtight container
Place all the ingredients in the jar. Put on the lid and shake until the ingredients are combined, then store in a cool, dry place for up to a year.
Use as a rub or a sprinkle on raw meats and veggies before roasting, as required.
Tip: Mix and match with your choice of herbs and spices with salt. Shake, store and rub.