Curry, from the Tamil word Kari, meaning sauce, generally refers to a dish cooked in a blend of aromatic spices. Although originally from the Indian Subcontinent, Curries are culturally significant throughout Asia, Africa & the Caribbean. We offer several curry blends (mixtures or masalas) as well as the individual spices used to create a curry from scratch.

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Berbere

$10.50$28.35
(Based on 3 reviews)

This fiery spice blend is used in many Ethiopian dishes. Builds a powerful curry sauce and doubles as a rub on meats and vegetables. Great addition to a Bloody Mary, sweet potato and cob corn.

Hand blended in small batches with: Chiles, fenugreek, ginger, long pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, nigella, coriander, allspice, and clove.

 

Recommended Recipes:

Berbere Doro Wat

Berbere Sweet Potato Curry

 

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Bloody Mary Your Way Gift Box

Out of Africa Gift Box

Mo Hotta Mo Betta Gift Box

Main Course ~ Salmon Gift Box

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Bo Kaap Curry

$10.50$28.35
(Based on 2 reviews)

Mild aromatic curry from South Africa for fish, chicken and veggies. Named after an area of Cape Town, Bo-Kaap Curry dishes are generally made using fresh vegetables, fish or meat. Not as hot as traditional Indian curries, the rich and full body flavor of Bo-Kaap Curry is enhanced by fresh flavorful ingredients. Serve with rice.

 

Hand blended in small batches with: coriander, fenugreek, cardamom, turmeric, cumin, pepper, Chiles, mustard seed, clove, ginger, and fennel.

 

Recommended Recipes:
Spicy Curry Soup

Curried Chicken Salad

Slow Cooker Chicken Curry

 

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Curry Gift Box

Main Course ~ Chicken Gift Box

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Cardamom Seed

$22.50
(Based on 1 review)

Part of the ginger family, Cardamom means grains of paradise.  Historically, Cardamom has been used to flavor foods, as an ingredient in perfumes, and even for medicinal purposes.

Known for its sweet and spicy taste, Cardamom seed is used equally in sweet dishes such as breads and cakes and in savory dishes such as meats and curries. Use in baked goods, sprinkle on oatmeal, ice cream, or iced melon, and add to curry. Cardamom has a sharp aroma and distinctive flavor that can be compared to anise or eucalyptus.  For a Middle Eastern treat, sprinkle in your coffee.

 

Suggested Recipes:

Cardamom Oatmeal Cookies

Cardamom Cookies

Berbere Doro Wat

 

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Cinnamon ~ Ceylon

$5.00$28.35
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Ceylon – the true Cinnamon, scientifically speaking – has a mellow, citrusy flavor & a woodsy, floral aroma; more subtle with less of a bite than Cassia. Hailed for health benefits & considered more precious than gold in ancient Egypt.

Perfect for dishes with few competing flavors, such as custards, puddings, baked fruits and whipped cream, or simply sprinkled on oatmeal, yogurt or toast.  Use also in sauces and curries, and add to lamb and vegetable dishes.

Available whole in 5″ quills (approx 3 per package) or milled.

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Cinnamon ~ Indonesian Cassia

$5.00$21.60

The Greek poet, Sappho, referenced Cassia in 7th century B.C. Though not the “true” Cinnamon, Cassia (also called Chinese Cinnamon) is often sold as Cinnamon in the U.S., where it’s preferred for its strong, spicy and lingering flavor.

Use in both sweet and strong savory dishes: candies, baked goods, meats, preserves, curries, and hot beverages. Cassia, with its intense aromatic qualities and taste, is the popular choice for Cinnamon Rolls.

Available whole in 6-inch quills (3 sticks per package) or milled to a powder.

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Cinnamon ~ Saigon Cassia

$10.00$27.00
(Based on 7 reviews)

Saigon Cinnamon (aka Vietnamese Cinnamon) is the strongest and sweetest species of Cinnamon available. Ours is freshly milled from organically grown bark to get the most intense flavor possible. Holds up to Vietnamese Pho and full-flavor meats; makes a great addition to yogurt; or ratchet up your baking with this powerful, nearly hot cinnamon flavor.

 

 

 

Watch Chef AJ making decadent desserts with our Saigon Cinnamon: LINK

 

Quick Tips:

  • Add 1-2 tsp Saigon Cinnamon to 1 cup Straus Family Organic yogurt.
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Cloves

$9.25$25.00

Despite attempts at clove monopolies, by the 18th century cloves were grown in many places including Brazil, Tanzania, and Madagascar.  The whole Clove looks much like a nail, hence its French namesake, “clou” (nail).

Use in pastries, puddings, cooked fruits, and cakes, or sprinkle on oatmeal for a treat. Also yummy in stews and vegetables. Pairs well with nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger.

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Coriander

$7.25$19.60

Coriander is one of the world’s oldest spices and has been used for both culinary and medicinal purposes.  It is reported that coriander can sooth the stomach and that coriander tea might give colicky babies some relief.

Coriander has a citrusy flavor. Use in curry, meat, fish, and chili recipes.  For a little kick of flavor, add coriander to cream cheese and cottage cheese or rub on fresh pork before roasting.

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Cumin

$8.50$24.30
(Based on 1 review)

Native to the Mediterranean and South Asia, Cumin is also a signature flavor for Central American and European cuisines. As a symbol of love and fidelity during the Middle Ages, wedding guests carried Cumin in their pockets, and wives of soldiers added it to baked bread for their husbands. Our Cumin is hand harvested, and has a high percentage of essential oils, delivering more powerful aromatics, and a slightly astringent, citrusy quality.

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Curry Leaf

$7.50$20.25

The curry tree (Murraya koenigii) is native to India and Sri Lanka.  The leaf of this tree, commonly known as Curry Leaf, also translated as “sweet neem leaf,” is a key ingredient to curry dishes.

Add to curries or to flavor Southeast Asian rice, vegetable, and meat dishes.  [Curry Leaf]

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Curry Trio Gift Box

$32.00

Curry Trio

 

Bo Kaap
Mild aromatic curry from South Africa, named after an area of Cape Town.  Bo-Kaap Curry dishes are generally made using fresh flavorful ingredients.

Madras
Originally from Chennai, India, this spicy sweet curry was intended for vegetarian dishes, but also complements proteins.

 

Tikka Masala
Considered by many to be the most popular curry, Tikka Masala is sweet and spicy and pairs well with tomato-based sauces.

 

Kraft gift box contains three unique curry spices (Bo Kaap, Madras, Tikka Masala) in our gold-top jars.  Gift is complete with a tailored message (above) and tied with a Local Spicery bow.

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Fenugreek

$7.50$20.25

Fenugreek was one of the ingredients used in early Egypt incense that emitted the holy smoke for embalming and purification ceremonies.  It is now most commonly used in Thai and Indian cuisines.

Add to curries and chutneys.  Use sparingly as over using can cause bitterness in food.

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