Mace is the outer membrane of the nutmeg seed and has a milder flavour than Nutmeg, making it ideal to use in shellfish and seafood. Our product has been dried and finely ground and it has a warm, sweet and spicy flavour with a reddish-orange colour. It is commonly used in Indian, Asian and European cuisines.
Middle Eastern Za’atar is a delicious Middle Eastern spice blend made with sumac, thyme, oregano and sesame seeds. This mixture has a nutty and fresh flavour and aroma and is traditionally used to sprinkle over flatbread that has been brushed with olive oil and lightly toasted. In Australian cuisine, it works well as a Barbecue rub. There are many variations of Za’atar and it is widely used in the Middle East and the Mediterranean in a similar way to how Mixed Herbs are used in European dishes.
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The Maruga Scorpion Chilli is a variety of the Capsicum Chinese species, which is the bonnet family of peppers. The Maruga Scorpion also referred to as the Trinidad Scorpion, strongly resembles the habanero and the Scotch Bonnet—but the Scorpion has both of these peppers beat with its extreme heat!
We harvest the Maruga Scorpion Chillies at their peak ripeness, dry them to lock in flavour, and carefully grind them into a powder for your use.
Derived from the Spanish word ‘adobar’, meaning ‘to marinate’, this fragrant spice blend is a staple in Latin American and Mexican cooking. This flavourful blend is as versatile as it is delicious with a myriad of uses that extend beyond its namesake; add to soups, stews, roasted vegetables, rice dishes, or mix with oil to create a marinade for meat, fish, and other seafood. Our version of Mexican Adobo Seasoning is a mild one making it suitable for the whole family.
Our Mexican Taco spice mix is all you need to bring the authentic flavours of Mexico to your tacos. This mix has a big hit of flavour yet is very mild in heat so is perfect for the whole family. Although it has been specially blended with tacos in mind, this delicious blend can be added to just about any dish for a Mexican twist. Our flavourful blend is also a salt-free one so is a much healthier alternative to many of the other bottled sauces and blends on the market.
This delicious spice mix is your one-stop-shop for adding the authentic flavours of Mexico to classic family-favourite dishes burritos and fajitas. This flavourful yet mild mix will be a hit for the whole family and although it has been specially blended with burritos and fajitas in mind, this versatile blend can be added to just about any dish for a Mexican twist.
Used to make the rich, chocolatey sauce traditional to Mexico, Mole Poblano. This Mexican sauce is a true delicacy full of the deep rich flavours of cocoa, tomatoes, and the spiciness of this exotic Mole spice blend. Use traditionally to make this delectable sauce or use the spice mix to create a wonderful depth of Mexican flavour in your slow-cooked meat dishes, to add a little kick to your beans, or even sprinkle on some steaks before grilling. This blend has been used in Mexican cooking for eons and we can certainly see why!
Marjoram is a small, sweet, and aromatic herb that belongs to the oregano and mint family. Dried Marjoram Leaves are generally more pungent than their fresh counterparts with a savoury and grassy flavour subtler than oregano and milder than thyme. It is a prominent ingredient in Mediterranean cooking and blends such as bouquet garni, herbs de Provence, mixed herbs, and Za’atar.
A perfect blend for those who like it spicy. This versatile blend of chilli powder, sweet paprika, cumin, oregano, garlic, onion, and salt is great for taco seasoning or in chilli con carne. It also makes a great base for dishes such as Hungarian goulash, stews and soups. This spicy blend gives a Tex Mex aroma and flavour to many dishes.
Mint leaves have a distinctly sharp and fresh flavour and aroma that adds vibrancy to many dishes. Its soft dark green leaves are commonly used in both savoury and sweet dishes and as a garnish in Greek, Turkish, and Middle Eastern cuisine.
Mixed herbs is a common and popular spice blend used in all manner of dishes. The traditional mix is comprised of only sage, marjoram, and thyme. We have added basil and rosemary to make a modern blend. It has a great, fresh, and delicate flavour and floral aroma. It is a convenient way to add a complex array flavours to a dish.
Mixed Spice is a classic and highly aromatic spice blend of sweet spices, where cinnamon is the strongest and dominant flavour along with nutmeg and allspice. It is commonly used for baking or desserts. The most popular spice used in European countries, particularly in British cuisine, to flavour cakes, sweet pies and mixed fruit cakes. A traditional favourite used in Australian Easter and Christmas cooking, particularly mince pies, fruit cakes, and hot cross buns.
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