Can be used for roasts, quick grills, stews or hot pots. Key notes are paprika, rosemary, garlic, marjoram, savory and a few more.
This fiery recipe from Ethiopia and Eritrea is a complex blend of spices and is used in stews (called wats) of meat, vegetable or lentils, and also to coat foods to be fried or grilled. Key spices used are chillies, ginger and cloves, Cumin, allspice, cinnamon, fenugreek and ajowan…among others
Cajun Creole can be used in many ways but one of our favorites is making crawfish. Corn and tomatoes are always a needed for a great crawfish dish. Some call this Cajun smothered corn. You can also use canned whole kernel combined with cream style corn. Another cool recipe is to add an ounce of CCB to a pound of ground beef and fry some Cajun sliders…delicious.
There’s a place in Morocco on the beach, and every summer, they are blending various spices to go with the different fishes. This is our blend that will bring you there. Greatest to soak the fish, fry and then indulge…
This French Caribbean curry mix originated from Guadeloupe, has really nothing to do with curry blends from India. Very similar to Sri Lankan curry powder, it’s a versatile way to enhance many dishes that need flavor and heat.
A very versatile spice blend to have in the house, for roast chicken, stews or drumsticks. Mix with flour and deep fry Kentucky style – the list of what you can do with this blend is endless.
The Gumbos and Jambalayas, blackened grey-fish and grilled meats of the Cajun and Creole cooks of Louisiana are all flavoured with this spicy mix. Ingredients: Paprika, pepper, fennel, cumin, mustard, cayenne pepper, thyme, oregano, garlic and onions.
Falafel is very popular in the Middle East as a fast food. Vendors sell it on the street corners in Cairo. As a main dish, it is served as a sandwich, stuffed in pita bread with lettuce, tomatoes, and tahini. As an appetizer, it is served on a salad, or with hummus and tahini. Falafel is a favorite among vegetarians.
Fines herbes is a delicately balanced combination of finely flavoured herbs found in French cuisine. They go well in egg dishes like omelets or quiche and insauces and butters. Note though, that if a recipe calls for fresh fine herbs, use only one third of what is called for when using a dried blend.