Discover a new world of naturally superior herbal seasonings and infusions.
It’s interesting that whilst the Mediterranean is home to a large variety of aromatic plants, the finest examples rarely ever cross the narrow borders of their native lands. You could hunt for Mediterranean herbs at food markets, spice stores and delis around the world, but even your best finds won’t compare to the hand-picked oregano bunches that Greek women dry on their balconies during the summer months, or to the wild thyme shrubs that fill the islands’ air with their dainty fragrance each spring. And this is what Daphnis and Chloe is all about; sourcing this genuine bounty that can only be encountered in the natural state of things.
Put simply, Greece is where some of the highest quality Mediterranean cooking herbs naturally prefer to grow. The varieties that grow in Greek soil can contain up to 30 times more essential oils (a parameter that defines their quality) than other typically available herbs sourced form elsewhere. Moreover, thanks to its immense diversity of microclimates, Greece is home to an infinite list of endemic plants. D&C are sourced from natural plantations and family-run farms where the produce is grown according to organic agricultural principles.
HERBAL TEAS GIFT SET
DetailsA gift that you can brew in the teapot or cook in the pot. Thought for the ones who appreciate good food but don’t cook often. A selection of handcrafted herbs meant to help you “think out of the box” about your herbs and spices! This set contains: Sweet Peppermint: The leaves of our cool and sweet peppermint are left whole, allowing you to revive the aromas by rubbing them just before use. Infuse in hot water or crumble on top of your orange juice right before serving. Pennyroyal Mint: Very flowery with subtle notes of menthol, this variety is known only by a small portion of gourmands and is ideal for tea brews. It gives an edgy, fresh sweetness that reminds spearmint. It is amazing for cocktails as well. Fennel Seeds: Our sweet and warm fennel seeds come from a small farm which specializes in the production of this plant. Infuse a teaspoon in boiled water & serve with honey. A great digestive tea, ideal for closing a long meal. Sage Leaves: More vigorous taste and fragrance than typical sage. Popular as an infusion and as a seasoning, this variety makes a mark even when used in tiny quantities. Folklore herbal guides suggest lemon and honey infused sage as a remedy for common cold.