Flavoured Aromatic Herb and Fruit Oil

Recipe by French Tart
READY IN: 336hrs 15mins




  • First harvest your herbs; make sure if they are near a road or busy walkway that they have been gently washed in water OR wiped clean.
  • Ensure they are dry before addng to the bottles.
  • Make up a small bunch for each bottle; such as a sprig each of Thyme, Bay, Tarragon & Rosemary.
  • Take two clean & dry 1 pint jars or bottles (I keep interesting & attractive wine, oil and vinegar bottles!) and put the herbs, peppercorns, orange and/or lemon peel and chillies(if using)into them.
  • Fill up with the olive oil, seal with a cork preferably and store in a dark and cool place for 2 weeks.
  • Shake the jars/bottles on a daily basis.
  • After 2 weeks the oils will be ready to use - but they will be more herb infused if you leave them for up to 4 weeks.
  • Use within 6 months.
  • Decorate with raffia, handmade ribbons,sprigs of fresh/dried herbs & then hang a recipe from the neck of the bottle - great to give as a gift.