Spring recipes

Cooking with Aromatic Herbs
March 30, 2012


SpringSpring is finally here, and many fresh vegetables and aromatic herbs are back. Let's see some spring recipes published on Erbe in Cucina - Cooking with Herbs.


Spring Herbs

Spring aromatic herbs


Slowly during the spring, the herbs start to produce small crops, that increase as the summer approaches.
Already in March you can start harvesting chives, sage, rosemary, thyme, all the varieties of mint, marjoram and oregano.

The new sowed annuals or biennials like all the varieties of basil, cilantro, parsley, dill and all the Umbelliferae will be ready to be harvested within a few weeks from sowing.

May and June are the months when herb harvest is more intense, see all the post about harvest and store.

Top Spring Recipes


Among the favorites of my family, these recipes are absolutely recommended.

Paella parellada with corianderThe recipe Paella parellada with coriander, also called of the rich man, is a delicious paella with also artichokes and fish fillets.


Sandwich omelette with aromatic herbsPrepare two omelettes, stuff them with cheese to have a Sandwich omelette with aromatic herbs: who needs bread to make a sandwich?


Botargo spaghetti with balm leavesBalm is perfect on fish plates, like the Botargo spaghetti with balm leaves, a very quick pasta.


Spring Recipes



Bresaola roll-ups with rocket and dillAppetizers
Bresaola roll-ups with rocket and dill
Rolled sandwich with russian salad
Jalapenos with spiced sauce


Spaghetti with lumpfish caviar and chivesStarters and first courses
Spaghetti with lumpfish caviar and chives
Aromatic spring risotto
Pasta with onion and cinnamon basil
Couscous verrines with chicken and coriander
Fried rice with mizuna and sesame seeds


Wild fennel pie with cuminSavory pies and omelettes
Wild fennel pie with cumin
Herb baked omelette (Kuku)
Herbs omelette with fried green tomatoes
Dandelion omelette



Crepes with artichokes and parsleyCrepes
Crepes with artichokes and parsley
Aromatic herbs crepes
Crepes with mushrooms and marjoram


Raw artichoke salad with parsley and chivesSalads and soups
Raw artichoke salad with parsley and chives
Zucchini carpaccio
Asparagus soup with marjoram


Corn patties with coconut sauceOther vegetable recipes
Corn patties with coconut sauce
Stuffed zucchini flowers
Potato croquettes with speck ham and marjoram
Fried tofu with ginger spinach
Gorgonzola piadina with purslane and aromatic herbs


Lemon and coriander chickenMain Courses
Lemon and coriander chicken
Grilled sword fish with herbs
Focaccia with mackerel, thyme and nigella
Chicken with sorrel sauce


Strawberry cake with lavenderDesserts
Strawberry cake with lavender
Coconut, chocolate and mint cake
Pain aux raisins (French raisin buns)
Strawberry morning glory cakes


Asparagus bread with sageBread and savory pastries
Asparagus bread with sage
Kamut savory biscuits with rosemary


Lemon balm jamJams
Lemon balm jam



Yellow biriani with mint and walnuts
One year ago: Yellow biriani with mint and walnuts

Two years ago: Repotting the growing chilies


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