A complex, rich and balanced blend from the Turkish tradition. Can be used for roasts, quick grills, stews or hot pots. Key notes are allspice, fennel, thyme, garlic, paprika 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
A dry seasoning blend which is used primarily in the preparation of grilled meat, with flavors of chiles, thyme, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, cloves, garlic and onions. Jerk seasoning can be either rubbed directly onto meat, especially chicken or pork, or blended with a liquid to create a marinade.
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.
Chaat Masala is from India, but is totally unlike curry powder. Sour mango powder (amchoor) and tangy ajwan seeds are the key notes of this complex blend. Sprinkle this spice on warm flatbreads, salads, yogurt dips, and best of all, fresh cut fruit. Prepare to be addicted.
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…
Our version of a traditional chili powder but better! Made with freshly ground cumin, Mexican oregano and New Mexico, pulla and/or guajillo chiles.
This French Caribbean curry mix originated from Guadeloupe, and has little 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.