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How to store herbs in ice cubes

Overview

It couldn't be easier to freeze fresh herbs. All you'll need are a few ice cube trays, chopped herbs and freshly filtered tap water. The frozen herb cubes can then be stored in the freezer until you're ready to use them.

How to do it

Chopping herbs

1Select the healthiest and freshest shoots of your chosen herb and cut the leaves away from the stems. Wash the leaves, then chop them up into small pieces using a sharp knife or a pair of kitchen scissors.


Pouring water into ice cube tray

2Pour fresh water evenly into an ice cube tray, filling each square to approximately a quarter full.


Filling ice cube tray with water

3Fill each of the cubes with the herbs, ensuring that as much leaf as possible is covered by water.


Topping up the ice cube tray with water

4When all the herbs have been added, top up the tray with water and place it in the freezer, keeping it level.


Herb ice cube

5Remove the frozen cubes from the tray and store them in clearly labelled bags in the freezer until needed.



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Geofft 24/11/2011 at 15:29

Great tip .Have saved a lot of wasted herbs