Bay Leaf, Turkish
$6.35 – $13.60
Rejected in love, Apollo changed the nymph Daphne into the tree, ordering that all who excel in courage, civil service and the creation of beauty be crowned with the evergreen leaves of the bay laurel. Such wreaths crowned the winning athletes of ancient Olympics.
With a sweet balsamic-like aroma and a bitter yet spicy kick, the flavor adds the perfect touch to slow-cooked dishes, such as stews, soups, stocks, sauces, beans, and gravies.
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Ancho Chile Pepper$5.50 – $20.00
The Ancho Chile is the dried version of the Poblano Pepper and the most popular dried chile in Mexican cooking. The sweetest of dried peppers, with deep, rich berry flavors, mild bitterness, and mild to medium hotness, Ancho is frequently used as the base flavor of sauce and spice mixes like dry rubs or mole. We stem and partially seed our Anchos by hand before milling to provide the strongest Chile flavors without being overpowered by excessive heat. Try replacing paprika with Ancho Chile Powder in any recipe to bring a fuller, earthier Chile flavor and beckoning for you to take another bite.
Harissa$7.00 – $22.40
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.
Caraway$5.00 – $17.60
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.
Vieux Carré Cajun Blend$7.00 – $22.40
“Laissez les bons temps rouler” with this traditional blend of flavors from the center of Cajun culture in Louisiana. This blend has no salt added. Use with any dish, including stews, soups, stir-fries, or as a dry rub on any meat to capture a medium hot Cajun essence. If desired, add salt to taste.
Cascabel Coffee Rub$7.00 – $22.40
Definitely not just for latte liberals, this contemporary steak rub pairs the flavor of dark French roast coffee with the Oaxacan Cascabel Chile. With medium heat and smoky chocolaty tones, pair this rub with steaks, chops, or any form of protein.