$8.00 – $25.60
Used for centuries in Mediterranean, African, Indian, and Indonesian cooking. The pepper, shaped like a black spike grows within a flower on a vine. It is said that Attila the Hun once asked for pay in Long Peppers.
A relative of the species piper nigrum, with a hotter earthy taste and sweet spicy overtones. Use as you would black pepper, but particularly good with artichokes, asparagus, and mushrooms. Try with sweet dishes, salads and BBQs.
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Fenugreek$5.50 – $17.60
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.
Turkish Baharat$7.75 – $24.80
Use as a salt-free dry rub on lamb, chicken, or fish; or use to season soups, curries, and sauces. Add to olive oil and lime juice to make a marinade, or blend with ground beef or lamb to make meatballs or a Mediterranean meatloaf. Baharat is an Arabic spice blend used in lamb, fish, chicken, beef, & soup dishes. Highlighting Nutmeg, Cumin, Coriander and Ceylon Cinnamon, this version comes from Turkey and features the addition of Peppermint & Oregano. Hand blended in small batches with: nutmeg, cumin, coriander, oregano, cinnamon, and peppermint.
Moroccan Breakfast Spice$7.75 – $24.80
Start your morning right with this exotic oatmeal, featuring Turmeric, Ceylon Cinnamon and Ginger. Stir in 1t spice per half cup oatmeal, after cereal begins to boil. Top with honey, dates, nuts, fresh fruit… to taste. Enjoy! Hand blended in small batches with: Ceylon cinnamon,
ginger, turmeric, and a bit of clove.
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.
Ras el Hanout$8.50 – $25.50
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.
- 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.