Palm Desert, California

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73-399 El Paseo, #103
Palm Desert, California 92260


P: (760) 346-4372


Monday-Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 11am-5pm

Travel Info

Southwest corner of Lupine & El Paseo, the next corner West of the Apple Store.


The desert's first locally-owned store for high-quality herbs, spices and blends. Taste what you want, buy what you need!

Owner Mary Cardas


  • Quick Pickles - with Gene Ware

    Sunday, August 9, 2015

    Small-batch refrigerator pickles are a quick and easy way to dress up Spring and Summer produce. In this class you’ll learn techniques and recipes to transform vegetables and fruits into a variety of savory and sweet treats. And, of course, everybody will get samples to take home! Class Fee is $35, prepayment is requited to hold your spot in the class.

  • Umami Workshop - with Gene Ware

    Sunday, August 23, 2015

    We all know sweet; sour; salty; and bitter…but “umami”, the mysterious fifth flavor, can be challenging. Frequently described as “savory” or “meaty”, but it’s hard to pin down just exactly what “it” is. Join us for this presentation class where we will break it down, taste, compare, and discuss the foods and ingredients in this category. Class Fee is $25, prepayment is required to hold your spot in the class.

  • Summer in the RAW - with Lori Cohen-Sanford

    Sunday, August 30, 2015

    If you can hardly think about turning on an oven, burner or grill as you fade in the heat then this is the class for you! All recipes are No-Cook and have the added benefit of being nutritional power-houses that will win you over to the raw food philosophy! I promise to debunk some of the mystification over how to use whole foods and no-cook recipes without all the fuss to create simple, delicious meals perfect for the heat and all year long! As always, recipes are created for simple preparation for home cooks and utilize healthful, organic, seasonal and local ingredients. Class fee is $35 and pre-payment is required to register and reserve your spot.

  • Mini Canning Workshop - w/Gene Ware

    Sunday, September 6, 2015

    Water-bath canning is an easy and fun way to preserve fruits and vegetables for long-term storage…and is easier than you think! Once you’ve mastered the basics, you’ll be ready to make and can your favorite jams, jellies, sauces, relishes and pickles. Class Fee is $60 – and includes Canning Guide, dozens of recipes, essential canning tools, and samples to take home! Prepayment is required to hold your spot in this class.