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Herb Oil- DIY

How to make your very own herb oil at home.

A tasty herb oil is a beautiful way to add extra flavour to your favourite dish and also makes a delicious ingredient for salad dressings.

They also work beautiful for dipping crusty bread, drizzled over fresh pasta dishes and a whole heap more.

Using fresh herbs will ensure a fresher flavour and more vibrant colour, and using a neutral tasting oil such as grapeseed oil works best too.


What you need:

A bunch of your favourite fresh herbs

A cup of neutral cooking oil

Food processor

Muslin cloth


Bowl of iced water

Paper towel

Saucepan with boiling water



  1. Wash your herbs thoroughly
  2. Blanch in boiling water
  3. Take out and immediately submerge into a bowl of iced water
  4. Drain and pat dry.
  5. Put into a food processor with a cup of oil and process until combined
  6. Pour over muslin cloth, directly into a jar.
  7. This will keep well in the fridge for a couple of weeks.
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