In Lebanon, a spice mixture called zahtar is a
popular condiment and used to season fried and
barbecued meats. It combines the nutty taste of
sesame with sumac and dried thyme. Similar
mixtures are reported from Syria and Jordan. Zahtar
is often mixed with olive oil and spread on pita bread.
In Lebanon, a spice mixture called zahtar is a
A blend of several strongly aromatic spices designed to add flavour and fragrance to many Indian dishes. It also often used as a garnish. The literal Hindi translation of garam masala is “hot spices”.
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.
Use in minuscule quantities, adding directly to cooking liquid, frying in oil, or steeping in water. Asafoetida is used mostly in Indian vegetarian cooking, where the strong onion-garlic flavour enhances many dishes. It is also suited to many fish dishes and some pappadums are seasoned with asafoetida. Please note that asafoetida resin often contains gluten.
This American-grown basil is a great all-purpose basil for tomato sauces, pizza, salad dressings and so many other uses.
Dill seeds are mainly used in pickling, but is also in court-bouillons and sauces for fish, pickled salmon, casseroles and soups. They are seen in some breads, particularly rye breads. Also perfect with chilled, raw vegetable dishes, although it is strong so use carefully.
This recipe originates from the region of Bangal and is commonly used for pickling mango. The blend consists of Kalonji seed, fenugreek, cumin, fennel seed and brown mustard seed.
The Kafta Kebab is a traditional Middle Eastern Kebab rub. An exotic spice mixture for grilling. Add oil to make into a marinade, great for chicken, beef or any other meats. Make sure you marinate your meat overnight to get the most flavor out of your meal.
This spice blend is known throughout India for its
unique flavor. An exotic spice mixture for grilling. Add oil
to make into a marinade, best for chicken, but can be
applied to other meats. Adjust the amount of chili powder
to how hot you like it.
Ras el Hanout is hard to describe. A floral fragrance, a spicy kick and subtle nuances within an overall robust flavor. It is extremely versatile, adding a golden colour and an aromatically enticing flavor to chicken and vegetable tagines. Add a half teaspoon to a cup of rice or couscous while cooking to transcend the ordinary, and it’s our favorite as a spice rub for grilled lamb chops.
White Truffle Sea Salt brings the musky aroma of the Italian White Alba truffle to hand-harvested Atlantic grey sea salt. White truffles, from the countryside of northern Italy,are a rare and exceptional delicacy. This highly-prized ingredient is delicately blended with sea salt to bring rich, earthy flavor to your cooking. Use toseason and lend a gourmet touch to hors
d’oeuvres, risotto, cheese, salads, and vegetables.
The pilgrims brought mint to the United States aboard the Mayflower, combines well with many vegetables such as new potatoes, tomatoes,
carrots and peas. Refreshment to any green salads and salad dressings.
Just what you need for the splitting headache, upset stomach and frayed nerves you worked hard for the night before! But this calming, complex herbal tea is also great for settling the stomach for peaceful sleep, and is fine for kids and adults alike. Contains peppermint, lemon verbena, lavender, dandelion root, chamomile, and many other useful herbs.
In Western cuisine, dried ginger is mainly used in sweets, especially ginger snaps, gingerbread, and preserves. In Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, ginger is indispensable in everything from tea, sweet and savory dishes, to ginger beer.
This gift set is full of flavor!
- Szechuan Peppercorn
- Roasted Chicory Root
- Sassafras Bark
- Toasted Sesame Seeds
- Ghost Pepper Salt
- Dried Green & White Leeks
- Chile Cayenne
- Ground Ginger
- Salish-Alderwood Smoked Salt
-Two different parts of the world–both with great regional spices that compliment each other and can be used in any style of cooking!
-Includes the Ghost Pepper Salt–hottest pepper recorded, making this the “hottest salt on earth.”
We’ve rounded up all the basics needed to keep your kitchen cooking! This set is a splendid introduction to our quality spices – once you taste these, you’ll never buy “off the shelf” again!
This is a great way way to stock or replenish your kitchen, especially those items that have been sitting way too long. Spices and salts have a shelf life and ours are the freshest you can find.
This Gift Set is the perfect housewarming gift and is also appreciated by chefs of all levels. As a hostess gift, birthday gift,bridal shower gift – you name it – The Spice Station Starter Set will be appreciated by all.
- Pacific Natural Sea Salt
- India Black Peppercorns
- Spanish Paprika
- Dill Weed
Contains 9 salts:
- Black Truffle Salt
- Vintage Merlot Salt
- Bolivian Rose Salt
- Hiwa Kai Black Lava
- Green Tea Macha Salt
- Smoked Alderwood Salish,
- Lemon Twist Salt
- Roasted Garlic Salt
- Alaea Sweet Hawaiian Salt
-Makes an excellent hostess gift, bridal shower gift or as a welcome to a new home!
Nine spices with healing properties including:
- Black Cumin
- Bee Pollen
- Birch Tree
A tasty array of Southern spices to bring a good kick to
any meal! Perfect for the Who Dat in your life!
A baker’s set Including nine delights:
- Blue Poppy Seeds – Delicious addition to pastries, muffins and cakes
- Coconut- Versatile addition to many baked goodies
- Lemon Granules – Use in place of lemon zest
- Lavender Flowers – Delicious in cookies, jams and more
- Nutmeg – great for pies, puddings, spice cakes etc.
- Cocoa Royal Mahogany – Great for ice creams, dark cakes, chocolate drinks
- Cinnamon Saigon – an extraordinary intense & flavorful cinnamon
- Vanilla Beans – five beans for all your baking needs
- Fleur De Sel – ideal finishing salt for baking