Also known as Provencal herbs, Herbes de Provence and simply Herbs Provence, Herbs de Provence is a traditional blend of common, aromatic herbs that flourish in hills of France's Provence region. This region is located on France's southeastern tip and borders Italy, Herbs de Provence is an herbal blend was concocted in 1970's and similar to Indian curries there is no one specific recipe as these vary from family to family.
An excellent addition to any Mediterranean region dish, Herbs de Provence is especially wonderful when combined with olive oil and added to grilled chicken or fish. We like using Herbs de Provence when roasting beef or pork tenderloins and Cornish hens. It is also spectacular with used with cheese, tomatoes, larger pieces of oven roasted potatoes or in gravies, pizza sauce, salads, sauces, soups and stews.
Ingredients: Basil, thyme, marjoram, chervil, rosemary, and lavender.