Europe: Fines-Herbes Rub
A cornerstone in French cuisine and in your kitchen, our Fines-Herbes rub is a classic, delicate mixture of herbs that turnany dish into a culinary masterpiece. Finely chopped chervil gives a soft, sweetness complimented by whispers of freshness from the parsley. Aromas of chive and tarragon accent the dish and add subtle flavors of onion and licorice. Because each ingredient highlights a different flavor, use this rub to flavor omelets, stocks, soups,dressings, marinades,vegetables and chicken or fish. The possibilities are limitless.
Did you know?
Chervil was used by ancient Romans to cure hiccups and lower blood pressure. Today, it is still associated with decreasing blood pressure but we’re not so sure about those hiccups. Parsley has healthy amounts of vitamins A and C. It was traditionally used to preserve blood vessels, clean the blood, and increase oxygen metabolism. Chives have vitamin A, vitamin C, folic acid and potassium. It was once used by Europeans to treat high blood pressure and help digestion. Tarragon, whose name comes from Greek, Spanish and Arabic words for “little dragon”, is native to Eastern and Central Europe. It was once used to stimulate appetite and expel toxins from the body.