Sesame Seeds, Toasted
$4.25 – $14.25
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.
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Curry Leaf$4.25 – $14.25
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]
Chai Masala$7.50 – $24.00
Our Chai is a contemporary version of the blend added to milk, tea and sugar in India. Boil 1-2 t in 4 C water; strain & use to steep tea. Use in baking or sprinkle on ice cream.
La Kama$6.50 – $21.00
La Kama meaning “the bed” in Darija is the most common spice blend used in Moroccan cooking. Credited by some as originating in Tangiers, its aromatic sweet and warming flavor can be found in a multitude of dishes throughout the Barbary Coast and Middle East.
Use as a dry rub; in marinades, curries, and soups; or with lentils, couscous, rice or other grains.
Fennel$4.00 – $15.00
Used for hundreds of years, fennel has been credited by some to increase the flow of milk in nursing mothers and aiding diets by calming hungry stomachs.
Fennel is best added at the end of cooking to preserve its flavor. Use in meat and vegetable dishes, starches and grains, sauces and herbed butter, salads, eggs, baked goods, and even beverages such as tea and wine.
Amchoor$4.75 – $5.25
Amchoor, also Amchur, is milled from unripe Mango. This tart powder was first used in India, where Mangos are abundant, to add sour to masalas and chutney. Dried, powdered, unripe Mango. Adds a tart, sour flavor to masalas, curries & veggies or a little zing to potatoes or rice. Can be used as a sour meat tenderizer; dry rub or mix with water to make marinade. Use sparingly.
Add to cooked fruits and relishes, poached fish, and braised meats. Uses include Caribbean Jerk seasonings, Palestinian dishes, Middle Eastern stews, German sausages, English cakes, and American pies.