Grains of Paradise
$14.25 – $45.60
A member of the Ginger family, has a peppery flavor with hints of Citrus, Coriander & Cardamom. Used as a pepper substitute in 14th and 15th century Europe, and traditional in African cuisine. Pliny referred to the spice as “African Pepper.”
Use in pepper grinder; grind fresh during cooking. Season fish, poultry or meats with sea salt and freshly ground Grains of Paradise before grilling. Substitute for pepper in cooked dishes to add a little mystery to the flavor – rice, pasta, roasted vegetables.
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Za’atar$7.00 – $22.40
Za’atar (also spelled Zatar, Zahtar) is an aromatic blend used in the Middle East, featuring Sesame Seed, Sumac, Coriander and Thyme with a touch of Sea Salt. It’s especially popular in Turkey, Jordan, and North Africa. Use on everything ~ meats, roasted potatoes and vegetables, mix with olive oil as a dip, or sprinkle on hummus. Za’atar has a unique zesty, herb flavor deserving of a tabletop place next to salt and pepper. Hand blended in small batches with: toasted sesame seed, sumac, coriander, thyme, and sea salt.
Harissa$8.00 – $25.60
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.
Curry Gift Box$32.00
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.
To prepare a simple curry sauce:
Sauté chopped onions on medium heat until softened.
Add curry powder and chopped tomato, if desired; cook until soft.
Add liquid or combination of liquids, (coconut milk, stock, yogurt, tea infusions or water) and simmer to reduce. Pour over your preferred protein and/or veggies in a casserole dish.
Cover and place in a 375° oven until cooked, usually around 45 minutes.
Lovely striped Kraft gift box contains four unique curry spices (Bo Kaap, La Kama, Madras, Vadouvan) in our standard jars. Gift is complete with a tailored message (above) and tied with a Local Spicery bow.
Coriander-Sumac Sea Salt$6.50 – $20.80
Blends the citrus-floral flavor of Coriander with the bitter-lemony flavor of Sumac. Adds bright tones to your cooking. Pairs well with chicken, fish and vegetables. Use as a table blend or to season while cooking.
Turmeric$6.25 – $20.00
A member of the Ginger family, this bright yellow powder is also known as Indian Saffron. It is the spice that gives Curry Powder its distinctive color. Recent research suggests that Turmeric may have medicinal properties.
Use in curries, pickles, relish, salads, fish, chicken, eggs, and rice. Try some mixed in with your tuna salad or deviled eggs for a little change. Pairs well with prepared mustard.