Aromatic Dill Herbs
₱79.00 / pack
Dill is a fragrant herb mainly used as a culinary herb. Grown in open fields, harvested and processed in high quality facilities to keep the freshness, aroma, color, texture and flavor intact.
100% Fresh salt-free Dill Herbs pre-washed, pre-chopped, frozen just right (IQF - Individually Quick Frozen), conveniently packed and ready to use - poured out just like a fresh herb!
These culinary-grade fragrant dill herbs with mild flavor come in handy as good as fresh dill herbs, may even be better as they do not waste away faster. Your go-to herbs especially when the groceries or home-grown ones ran out, no need to wait for harvest time. Thus, more cost-effective.
Readily available, only use what is needed then to be popped back in the freezer, also no need thawing.
Original fragrance, true flavor and color are in tact as compared to the dried ones.
Dill, vegetable oil (5% max)
Fresh dill herbs have impressive nutritional profile being an excellent source of vitamins A and C, contain good doses of minerals such as calcium, fiber, iron, and manganese. Other vitamins and minerals are present also in small parts. They contain other phytonutrients and concentrated compounds that offer health benefits as well.
There had been claims that dill herbs were used to help soothe upset stomach and calm down colicky infants as well as the nerves. They were used also to help promote sleep and this by simply adding a few teaspoons of dill herbs in a cup of boiling water.
Although a few sprinkles of these herbs is only what you need, it still makes a significant difference and a great addition when combined to your meals.
How to Cook with Dill:
*appreciated for its aroma and leaves:
- they make great sprinkles on potato salad or on top of gourmet toasts
- pour on omelets or egg scrambles
- scattered over soups like hot red borsht just before serving
- garnish in a dressing or a dip the likes of sour cream or yogurt for salad or steamed and vegetable crudite
- excellent company for salmon both in sauce and in curing
- paired and fared well with seafood and savory cooking
Recipes with Dill:
- Dill Dip: Pour some and mix in a cup of plain yogurt then stir well. Add in minced garlic and a dash of fresh lemon juice. Sprinkle a little salt to taste.
- Egg & Prawn Bruschetta with Dill: Try this elegant recipe below with just a dash or two of the fresh dill herbs.
Take out from the freezer and get the needed amount for your recipes.
Put immediately back to the freezer to store.
Keep frozen (-18°C) in the freezer compartment.
Do not refreeze after defrosting.
A bit of trivia here:
Dill herbs have been around since the ancient times. Ancient Egyptians, Greek and Roman Empires used them as a spice or as a medicinal plant. The herbs would then become popular especially in European and Scandinavian plates and widely used in Central Asia.
As a plant, it has medicinal properties that can help in relieving upset stomach, indigestion, cramps and intestinal gas, relax muscles and ease up sleep disorders. It has both anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It is said to have aided Roman gladiators who rubbed dill oil on their body to minimize infraction.
Egg & Prawn Bruschetta with Dill
French sourdough baguette
200 g frozen black tiger prawns
1 tbsp all purpose cream
2 tbsp frozen aromatic Dill herb
Salt and ground pepper
Defrost prawns for 5 minutes.
Beat the eggs in a bowl.
Slice baguette into bruschetta sizes then toast.
In a pan, melt a small lump of butter over low heat.
Pour in the beaten eggs and stir then sprinkle a pinch of salt and ground pepper.
Keep mixing for 4 minutes or until eggs become creamy.
Add prawns, cream and 1 tablespoon of dill and mix gently.
Take out mixture from pan and spread over toasted breads.
Sprinkle with dill.
Serve and enjoy!