Sesame Seeds, Black
$7.25 – $19.60
Black Sesame Seeds have more flavor and a stronger aroma than Hulled Sesame Seeds, and are popular in Far Eastern cuisine. The coined term “open sesame” originated by the sound made from the sesame seed pod bursting open when it’s ripe.
Use in Asian cooking, sushi rolls, rice dishes, salads, and breads.
Harissa$10.50 – $28.35
A versatile Tunisian chili blend traditionally used in goat and lamb dishes, in fish stew or as a flavoring for couscous. It has grown in popularity so much that it is now used as a general Chile blend to add heat to any dish. Add boiling water to make a paste then add to any dish to add heat and a savory flavor! Can also be used as a dry rub for meats or fish.
Hand blended in small batches with: Chiles, sea salt, caraway, coriander, cumin, and mint.
Bay Leaf, Turkish$6.75 – $13.60
Rejected in love, Apollo changed the nymph Daphne into the tree, ordering that all who excel in courage, civil service and the creation of beauty be crowned with the evergreen leaves of the bay laurel. Such wreaths crowned the winning athletes of ancient Olympics.
With a sweet balsamic-like aroma and a bitter yet spicy kick, the flavor adds the perfect touch to slow-cooked dishes, such as stews, soups, stocks, sauces, beans, and gravies.
Chermoula$10.50 – $28.35
Chermoula is used as a marinade or sauce for Moroccan tagines of fish, vegetables, or meats. With its spicy, tangy flavor, substituting Chermoula for pesto or chimichurri on any dish delivers a signature Mediterranean flavor. Mix 1½T spice blend w/1-2 C chopped herbs (cilantro, parsley, mint), 3-4 cloves minced garlic, & 2-3T olive oil for traditional marinade. Retain a few dollops to top dish.
Hand blended in small batches with: sea salt, lemon peel, smoked paprika, cumin, coriander, garlic, ginger, black pepper, Persian lime, Chiles, and saffron.
Seasoned Sea Salt$9.25 – $25.00
Not your Father’s Seasoned Salt! Freshly ground Onion, Garlic, Celery and Pepper heighten flavors and add complexity to just about any dish. Use as a table blend or to season while cooking.
Hand blended in small batches: sea salt, onion, black pepper, garlic, and celery seed.
Vadouvan$10.50 – $28.35
Known as French Curry, Vadouvan pairs an aromatic, high-toned curry with french favorites ~ Shallots and Onions. We add Star Anise to level out the spikey bright tones necessary to achieve the aromatic qualities of Vadouvan. Use as any curry powder. For traditional-style, sauté 1lb chopped shallots and 2lb chopped onion with 3T of blend.
Hand blended in small batches: onion, cumin, shallot, cardamom, garlic, fenugreek, turmeric, nutmeg, chives, star anise, clove, and jalapeno.