$7.25 – $19.60
Black Mustard, though very similar to Brown Mustard, comes from a different plant — the Brassica Nigra. The seeds are very flavorful, but have almost no aroma. Black Mustard is thought to be the seed of which Jesus spoke.
Shichimi ~ Seven Spice$7.50 – $25.50
Our version of popular Japanese table spice dating to 17th century. Features Orange Peel, Aji Amarillo Chile, Sesame Seeds and Ginger. Use on soup, noodles, rice, tempura & grilled dishes.
Hand blended in small batches with: orange peel, Chiles, black sesame seeds, toasted sesame seeds, ginger, chives, nori, and hops.
Cumin$8.50 – $24.30
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.
Madras Curry$7.75 – $26.35
Originally from Chennai, India this spicy sweet curry was intended for vegetarian dishes, but also complements proteins. “Madras” is the 17th century name of Chennai, adopted by British cooks to name this popular curry powder. Cook with vegetables, coconut milk or yogurt to make a traditional curry sauce.
Hand blended in small batches with: coriander, pepper, cumin, mustard, turmeric, cardamom, Chiles, curry leaves, and cloves.
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.
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.