Fermented garlic paste

Made with 100% organic garlic

Ingredients: Spanish organic garlic & sea salt.

No artificial additives or preservatives.

No added sugar.

Suitable for those following a plant-based diet.

Healthy & delicious.

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Plant-based

Handmade

Tracked express delivery

This organic Spanish garlic has been carefully fermented for a minimum of 6 weeks, allowing incredible depth of flavour to develop. Caramelised, sticky cloves are then minced and sealed in a glass jar (ferments generally taste better in a natural vessel made of stone or glass – it’s better for the environment too).

Wild fermentation doesn’t involve adding any starter culture to the ferment. It’s all about the quality of the raw ingredient. That’s why we choose organic Spanish garlic.

Organic garlic that is free from pesticides and other contaminants is the only garlic that we ferment. We never use dried garlic. And we never use cheap, ready peeled garlic. Frankly, we all deserve better than that.

We don’t rush the ferment either. Garlic needs to ferment for a minimum of 6 weeks. Then the colours start to deepen, the flavours to mellow.

Sea salt is the only other ingredient, so you won’t get any nasty vinegar taste as you do from some other minced/pureed garlic brands – just the wonderful taste of pure, raw, unpasteurised, fermented, organic garlic.

This wild fermented garlic paste adds deep richness and savoury warmth to any dish. And pound for pound it is much better value – and better for you-  than cheaper alternatives.

Every teaspoon is the equivalent to 1-2 large cloves of garlic but with ten zillion times the flavour. And, with approximately 25 teaspoons in every jar, a little really does go a long way.

Add a teaspoon of fermented garlic paste to button mushrooms, a couple of cherry tomatoes and a splash of olive oil and sauté for 5 minutes for a mouthwateringly quick pasta sauce.

Mix 2 teaspoons with extra virgin olive oil, make a cut lengthways along a self-bake baguette, making sure not to cut right through. Drizzle the garlicky mix inside and bake as normal. Ten minutes later enjoy delicious warm garlic bread.

Better still, mix with our Melting Pot*** meltable potato cheese for a divine, cheesy, garlicky delight.

Take a look at our recipe page for more inspiration.

And let us know what you’ve cooked with it!

Read more about the healing powers of garlic and how it can help keep your immune system in tip top shape here.

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Delivery

We deliver nationwide across the UK excluding the Channel Islands.

There is a flat fee of £3.50 for delivery on orders up to £24.

Delivery is free for orders with a value of £25 and over £10 for deliveries to M20, SK4 & WA4 postcodes.

Packaging

Our fermented garlic paste and cheese products are packed in glass jars. We do not use plastic packaging.

We use cardboard boxes and fill any gaps with starch based biodegradable chips. If you do ever see any plastic packaging in our boxes, it is being re-used or recycled.

Returns

If you receive a product damaged in transit, please contact us without delay at hello@herbieshomemade.co.uk to arrange delivery of a replacement. We do not accept returns of perishable goods.

 

 

 

Allergens

Contains none of the 14 listed allergens

Delivery

Free delivery for orders worth £10 and over to M20, SK4 & WA4 postcodes, Free delivery for orders worth £35 and over, See delivery page for more details, Standard postage and packaging for orders under £25

Shelf life

up to 3 months sealed in fridge

Storage

refrigerate on receipt

Is this product vegan friendly?

Yes this product is vegan friendly

Weight

125g

Packaging

Glass jar, metal lid. Re-use or recycle.

Delivery

Where we deliver

We deliver across the UK (excluding the Channel Islands). Our prices include the cost of standard delivery across the UK and/or express tracked delivery to most of England and Wales. Additional charges may apply for express tracked delivery to other parts of the UK.


Standard delivery

Where the product price includes standard delivery charges, this means the cost of second class delivery by Royal Mail of small parcels under 2kg in weight to anywhere in the UK, excluding the Channel Islands.

Ambient, non-chilled items under 2kg will be sent by standard second class post (this usually takes 3-5 working days), or on a tracked 48 hour Royal Mail service. Tracking details, where available, with an estimated delivery date are provided as soon as possible after the items are shipped.


Tracked delivery

Perishable items will be sent by express tracked delivery by DHL, Royal Mail or DPD. This currently usually takes 1-3 business days from dispatch. Tracking details with an estimated delivery date are provided as soon as possible after the items are shipped.

Where the product price includes express tracked delivery, this means the cost of tracked express delivery by courier (usually DHL) to the UK excluding the Channel Islands and also excluding the following postal areas:

AB* Aberdeen
FK* Falkirk
HS*Harris
IV*Inverness
KA*Kilmarnock
KW*Kirkwall
PA*Paisley
PH*Perth
ZE* Shetland
IM*Isle of Man
TR*Truro
DG*Dumfries
TD*Galashiels
ML*Motherwell
EH*Edinburgh
G*Glasgow
KY*Kirkaldy
DD* Dundee
PA*Paisley
BT*Belfast

Couriers charge more to ship our products to the above postal areas. If you require delivery to one of these areas we will need check with the courier to prepare a bespoke quote. Please use the contact form to contact us so that we can verify the cost of postage with the courier before you place an order. For parcels weighing under 2kg Royal Mail Tracked 24 is likely to be the fastest and cheapest service. For parcels weighing over 2kg, DPD is likely to provide the next most economical service.

If you decide to go ahead with the quote, a credit of £5 will be added to your charges. Therefore, should the fee for postage from, say DPD, be £16, for example, you will pay an extra £11. And if the fee is £7.80 with Royal Mail you will pay an additional £2.80.

You may alternatively arrange a collection from our premises by appointment.

Deliveries to the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Cornwall, the Isle of Man and the Isles of Scilly delivery may take longer than 3 days at busy times.



Wholesale delivery charges

Wholesale prices exclude delivery charges.


Which days of the week do we send out/arrange collection of deliveries?

Our standard shipping day is every Wednesday with Royal Mail/DHL across England and Wales and Royal Mail/DPD across Scotland.

You may collect from our Didsbury base by appointment. You will need to email us to arrange a time or alternatively we will email you.

We aim to have your delivery ready for dispatch within 2 working days of receipt of your order.


Tracking

Once your order has been posted (if an express delivery service is applicable) we will provide a tracking number by email.

From that point it is your responsibility to track your item and either make sure you or someone else on your behalf are at home to accept delivery, or arrange a redelivery or collection from the courier.

If you do not take delivery, within a reasonable timescale or 1-2 business days, we cannot replace items that may have spoilt as a result.


Items in transit

Our products are resilient to minor fluctuations in temperature and humidity in transit. 1-3 business days in transit in ambient temperature should not cause spoilage.

In warmer weather, we may pack our products in reusable ice sheets for protection.

Upon receipt of your order please note the storage instructions and place items in the refrigerator where instructed.

At peak times, for example Christmas, it is possible that items will take longer to arrive, even when you pay extra for express delivery.

Perishable items that have not been delivered within 7 business days will be replaced. However, please note that this does not apply when tracking details have been provided and delivery has been attempted, but you were not at home to take delivery.


Returns

When we accept returns

Our products are perishable and like all food products, for safety, they are non-returnable unless they are damaged or faulty.

If they are damaged/faulty on receipt, we ask that you take a photograph of the product/s (unopened preferably)  and contact us without delay by email to hello@herbieshomemade.co.uk

We will replace any products damaged before receipt by you, without hesitation, providing we are notified upon receipt and, in the case of external damage to the product, before the item is opened. 

Please take note of the storage instructions of your product. We cannot offer refunds or replacements in the event of your failure to care for your items in accordance with those instructions.


Packaging

What sort of packaging do we use?

All our packaging is fully recyclable/compostable.

Our boxes are made from mostly recycled cardboard.

Parcel filling is made from paper and/or starch based material.

Our vacuum seal bags are compostable.

Packaging:

Wheatcheese wedges are vacuum packed in a 100% compostable vacuum bag.

Cabbaja and wheatcheese melt are packaged in a glass jar with metal lid. Both are widely recyclable.

We use recycled/recyclable carboard postal boxes and shredded paper to pack the boxes.

We may also reuse any packaging such as bubble wrap that we have received on incoming goods from time to time.

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Great tasting food for everyone

At Herbie's we make simple food using wholefood ingredients, minimal processing and sustainable packaging.

So, whether you're plant-based, vegan, seagan or flexi, or all eating together, we're set on making great tasting food for you to enjoy.

All of our products are made with plants. We don't use any animal products whatsoever.

We use fermentation to develop natural flavours and produce foods that not only taste amazing but, eaten regularly, can also improve your gut health and enhance your wellbeing.

Great tasting, vegan friendly food.

Thank you

for your loyal custom

Next batches will be ready
8th March 2022