Sesame Seeds, Toasted
$7.25 – $19.60
Believed to be the first seasoning ever recorded, the Sesame Seed dates back to 3000 B.C. According to legend, Sesame Seeds were brought to America by the African Slaves and quickly became popular with Southern cooking.
Use in Asian and Middle Eastern dishes, salads, baked goods recipes, or sprinkle on steamed vegetables. Mix ground Toasted Sesame Seed with sea salt and use as a condiment.
Sea Salt, Kala Namak (Black Salt)$8.00 – $9.25
Popularly called “black salt,” this Indian mineral salt has a pinkish-grey color and a sulfurous taste. Commonly used in Indian cuisine as a condiment and as an ingredient in raitas, chaats, and chutneys.
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.
Nigella (Black Cumin)$9.25 – $25.00
Nijella – the seeds of Nigella sativa – are also known as kalonji or black cumin. Used primarily as a spice in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisines.
Use in curries and salads or with vegetables, legumes, and poultry. Nigella adds flavors akin to onion, black pepper and oregano with a mustard-like bitterness.
Curry Leaf$7.50 – $20.25
The curry tree (Murraya koenigii) is native to India and Sri Lanka. The leaf of this tree, commonly known as Curry Leaf, also translated as “sweet neem leaf,” is a key ingredient to curry dishes.
Add to curries or to flavor Southeast Asian rice, vegetable, and meat dishes. [Curry Leaf]
Madras Curry$10.25 – $27.70
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.