Edible kelp used in Japanese cuisine to make dashi, a nutritious all purpose kombu soup stock. Use also to season sushi rice, to add an umami flavor to your cooking, or to ease digestion with dried bean dishes. Our Kombu is wild harvested off the coast of Maine. It provides high concentrations of iodine, calcium, potassium, iron, carotene, and B vitamins.
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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.
Caraway$7.25 – $19.50
Credited as a mainstay ingredient in love potions, caraway is also said to maintain a power against evil. Medieval cooks used every part of the plant (leaves, root, and seed) to add flavor to plain food.
Popular in Eastern European cuisine, Caraway lightens heavy-flavored meats such as mutton and liver. Try adding to applesauce, pasta dishes, and soups.
Ras el Hanout$11.25 – $30.40
Ras el Hanout (“top of the shop” in Arabic) is an inclusive curry blend from Morocco using the most valuable spices in the shop. Our blend pairs Mace, Galangal, Cardamom, Turmeric, and Cinnamon, supported by just the right amount of heat from de Arbol Chiles. Rub into meats or vegetables, build a traditional curry, or add to oil to create a marinade. Perfect with chicken, lamb, pork, or squash, yams, or sweet potatoes.
Hand blended in small batches with: mace, turmeric, cardamom, galangal, cinnamon, allspice, coriander, Chile, nutmeg, black pepper and green pepper.
- Mix 2 tsp olive oil and 1 tsp Ras El Hanout. Toss with bite-size pieces of cauliflower (or any in-season vegetable) and roast.
Chinese Five Spice$10.25 – $27.75
This classic Chinese blend combines the flavors of sweet, salty, sour, bitter and pungent, to nourish and satisfy. Some say the name refers to the five elements – wood, fire, earth, metal, and water – needed to restore balance. Use as dry rub for proteins and starches, add to stir fries or soups, rice dishes and marinades.
Hand blended in small batches with: cinnamon, star anise, fennel, Sichuan pepper, and clove.
Black Truffle Sea Salt$34.00
Prized by Roman chefs since the early fifth century, a taste of Truffle turns everyday meals into gourmet creations. Wealthy Romans would give a Truffle as a gift to honor the recipient as well as the giver. Sprinkle this finishing Salt on meats, eggs, potatoes, vegetables, pasta, seafood and popcorn to add a hint of earthy, mushroomy flavor. Mix with a swirl of olive oil to create a gourmet bread dipper.
Packaged in our gold-top glass size jar, approximately 1/2 cup.
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