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How to make a herb oil

Follow our step-by-step guide to making a herb-infused oil, for use in salads dressings.

Herbs can be used to make wonderful flavoured oils. This is a great thing to do if you have any herbs that need using up of if you just need to give your herbs a trim. Infused herb soils are delicious for browning and frying food, but also add extra depth and flavour to dishes, from stews to salad dressings.

How to make a herb oil

It’s best to use extra-virgin olive oil for your herb oil. Use either a single herb or mix a few together to create a blend. Here, we’ve used rosemary and garlic, but basil, thyme, sage or oregano will also give great flavours. Chillies and spices like coriander or fennel seeds are make great oil infusions, too.

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