How To Make Stew Seasoning? Many possibilities
The traditional Dutch carrot and onion pot, stew. Delicious with crumbly potato and gravy. The stew is often only seasoned with nutmeg. However, a mix of spices gives more flavor. So what are we going to do? Making stew spices.
How to make stew spices?
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– The amounts stated are level teaspoons! –
The amount of salt is actually to your liking. There are many people today who eat less salt or even have to eat salt-free. The 1/4 teaspoon is the minimum.
This stew spice mix gives more flavor to the stew than just the usual nutmeg. You can really make something special with these herbs.
How To Make Stew Seasoning?
Making the spice mix is easy now that we have the spice recipe.
Prepare a bowl and the spices. Measure the herbs as indicated above. Put the measured amounts in the bowl.
Once you’ve done this, mix everything together well. Taste to see if it tastes good. Sometimes you need to add a little salt, but this is of course entirely your own choice.
Now the spice mixture is ready to use. You will immediately taste for yourself that these stew herbs give the stew a little spice.
When To Season Through The Stew?
When is the best time to add spices to stew? This is often difficult, because one herb has to cook for a long time to impart flavor and another herb or spice has to be added just at the end.
This is different for the stew herbs. These are added together with the potatoes during the mashing of the carrot and onion. Add a little at a time, mix again and taste.
Adding spices is the most important part of your dish. There is only one thing you can do to know if it tastes good and that is taste it. Does it still not taste to your liking? Add some spices again and taste again. Keep doing this until your stew has the right taste.
Stew With Nasi Herbs
Other stew spices that taste good is also a mix of spices, namely nasi spice mix. This mix is also often used for stew and tastes surprisingly good. In our blog ‘ How to Make Nasi Herbs Yourself? ‘ is the whole preparation. Two spice mixes are described and below is the simplest one that goes well with stew.
– The stated quantities are level tea or tablespoons! –
A spicy taste to the stew is given by sambal. Add a teaspoon of sambal to the stew and it will get a nice spicy ‘bite’.
Stew in the traditional way is delicious, of course, but flavoring stew with other ingredients is just as tasty, maybe even better.
Add apple pieces to the stew. This gives a nice fresh taste to your dish.
You can also add parsley. This is a safe herb in terms of taste, but can be an extra addition.
Do you want to make stew in the traditional way, as they had it during the ‘Relief of Leiden’ in 1574? Then replace the carrots with parsnips.
Do you want to keep it very easy or do you have few herbs in the house? Then take a stock cube and crumble it. Then do it through the stew. This way you can flavor the stew in a simple way.