Sage is available in fresh or dried leaves whole, crumbled (rubbed) or ground. Fresh sage can be refrigerated for about a week, while dried should be kept in an airtight container and stored in a cool dry place. Sage is an herb from an evergreen shrub in the mint family. Fresh sage sprigs have long, narrow grayish green leaves and, although it is a member of the mint family, it has a musty yet smoky aroma.
Fines herbes are also known as Traditional French Herb Blend. Dried leaves should be stored in a cool, dry, dark place away from heat, light and moisture. Will keep for 6 months to 1 year after opening package. Fines herbes is simply a traditional French blend of four herbs containing parsley, chervil, chives and tarragon.
Ceratonia siliqua, commonly known as the Carob tree and St John's-bread, is a species of flowering evergreen shrub or tree in the pea family, Fabaceae. It is widely cultivated for its edible legumes, and as an ornamental tree in gardens.