Herbes de Provence - The Classic,
Super Easy-to-Make French Blend

To capture the unique taste of the French countryside, then making your own Herbes de Provence is well worthwhile. And it couldn't be much easier! Simply combine a few dried herbs and you're ready to get cooking. This famous blend, hailing from the Provence region of France, is fab when added to your cooking: grilled or roasted meats, fish dishes and stews and casseroles to name just a few. (See the bottom of the page for links to more of my recipes)

Note: If you visit France you'll often find lavender included in this herby seasoning. Lavender is a love it or hate it kind of ingredient so it's up to you if you wanted to use it. I haven't used any in this recipe but you could add a teaspoon or two if you so desired.

Homemade Herbes de Provence Recipe

Ingredients: (makes about 10 tablespoons)

3 tbsp dried basil                                      
2 tbsp dried oregano
2 tbsp dried thyme
2 tbsp dried chervil
4 tsp dried rosemary
8 dried bay leaves

tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon


  • Crumble the bay leaves
  • Add the bay and other dried herbs to a bowl and mix together

That's all there is to it!

Store in an airtight jar out of direct sunlight. Use within 2 months.

Note: A good idea when using, is to crumble the herbs between your fingertips as you add to your cooking. This will help release more of the flavour.

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