Herbs & Spices

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  • Black Cardamom Pods (Whole)

    Product Description

    Black Cardamom Pods impart a sweet earthiness and smoky undertones to recipes they are added to. Black cardamom has a distinctly more smoky, though not bitter, aroma, than green cardamom, with a coolness some consider similar to mint. This difference between the two varieties mean that black cardamom is not generally considered a suitable substitute for green cardamom, particularly in sweet dishes. Black cardamom pods can be 4 to 6 times the size of the small pods of the green cardamom. Black cardamom is most often used whole, whereas green cardamom is commonly used in both whole and ground varieties.

    The Spice People carry cardamom in the form of these products: cardamom green pods whole, black whole cardamom and cardamom pods ground.

    SKU: B0012
    $3.45
  • Ground Ceylon Cinnamon

    Product Description

    Ceylon Cinnamon Ground or ‘True Cinnamon’ is the variety used for medicinal and culinary purposes. It is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. Ceylon Cinnamon is used in both sweet and savoury foods to impart a warm spice flavour. In the Middle East, it is commonly paired with meats such as chicken and lamb. The term ‘cinnamon’ also refers to its mid-brown colour.

     

    SKU: B00225
    $3.45
  • Allspice Berries – Pimento (Whole)

    Product Description

    Also known as pimento, the Allspice Berry imparts flavours reminiscent of cinnamon, nutmeg & cloves with a hint of pepper. Allspice is a single small berry from the Jamaican bayberry tree. It is the dried unripe fruit which has a brown colour. Its heavy sweetness lends allspice a great deal of versatility. It is key ingredient of Caribbean cuisine. It also contains essential oils with anti-microbial components and health benefits.

    The Spice People carry these allspice products; allspice whole berries and allspice ground berries.

    SKU: B0001
    $3.45
  • Aniseed Seeds Whole

    Product description

    Aniseed Seeds Whole are a small oval-shaped seed which are native to the Mediterranean. They have a light brown colour and a sweet liquorice flavour that makes them great for sweet and savoury dishes alike. Aniseed seeds are not related to star anise which is native to China. Even though they have similar flavours, star anise is much stronger. Consequently, aniseed can be used as a substitute for star anise, and vice versa.

    SKU: B0004
    $3.45
  • Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks

    Product description

    Cinnamon Sticks, or quills, are obtained from the inner bark of a variety of trees from the Cinnamomum genus. The dried cinnamon quills are characterised by their light brown colour and thin rolled shape, as well as it’s warm, sweet and delicate fragrance. It is used to flavour poached fruits, tagines and curries, as well as baked goods.

    The Spice People carry pure cinnamon in varieties as cinnamon ground and cinnamon sticks, as well as cinnamon sugar

    SKU: B0023
    $3.45
  • Curry Leaves

    Product description

    Curry leaves (also known as kadi patta) are the predominant flavour and aroma in Madras curry, as well as other popular Indian and Sri Lankan dishes. They have a delicate spicy citrus flavour and are incredibly aromatic.

    SKU: B0040
    $3.45
  • Nigella Seeds Whole

    Product description

    Nigella seeds are a small and triangular exotic spice. The seeds are black and have a nutty sharp flavour and pungent aroma. Even tough they can be incorrectly called black sesame seeds or black onion seeds, these are completely different. They are widely used in Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine. They are most commonly used in Turkish bread and are used in the Indian five seed blend Panch Poran.

    SKU: B0073
    $3.45
  • Barberries Dried Whole

    Product description

    Barberries are an important ingredient in Iranian cookery, and you’re most likely to find them in a Persian or Moroccan restaurant. Increasingly, they are now available to purchase as a dried product. Barberries keep very well and rehydrate within 10 minutes and can be added to slow cooked dishes or rice pilafs. Traditionally, they were highly valued for their high pectin levels and used extensively in jam and jelly making. Barberries have a wonderful tart lemon tangy flavour which adds zest and tartness to any dish and their vibrant red colour gives a warm hue and richness to dishes.

    SKU: B00041
    $3.45
  • Paprika Smokey

    Product description    

    Smokey Paprika has a vibrant red colour with a warm, silky, and slightly woody capsicum flavour. Our paprika is sourced from Spain and smoked here in Melbourne using traditional oak wood smoke. This ensures that you get a beautiful rich smokey depth of flavour to your dishes every time.

    SKU: C02919
    $6.95
  • Cumin Seeds Ground

    Product description

    Cumin seeds are an ancient and versatile spice that are a staple in countless kitchens across the world. Cumin has a khaki colour and peppery and nutty flavour with tangy citrus overtones. It is a key ingredient in curry making. Use in Middle Eastern, Indian, Spanish and Mexican cooking.

    The spice people carry cumin as cumin seeds ground and cumin seeds whole.

    SKU: B0030
    $3.45
  • Turmeric Powder (Alleppey)

    Product Description

    Turmeric alleppey has the highest level of naturally occurring curcumin. It has a light, warm, mildly bitter peppery flavor, and an earthy musky aroma.  Its deep mustard yellow-ochre color imparts a strong dark yellow hue to any dish. It is preferred for its health benefits due to its higher levels of curcumin.

    SKU: C02926
    $6.95
  • Green Cardamom Pods (Whole)

    Product Description

    Green Cardamom Pods have a strong, unique taste, with an intensely aromatic fragrance and a minty coolness. The oval-shaped pods are green, as suggested by their name, and are used in a variety of savoury and sweet dishes. Next to black pepper, cardamom is the most common spice in India. It is also one of the world’s most ancient spices, often glorified as the Queen of Spices. It is an essential ingredient of Garam Masala.

    The spice people carry cardamom in the form of these products; cardamom green pods whole, black whole cardamom and cardamom pods ground.

    SKU: B0011
    $3.45
  • Saffron Threads (Whole)

    Product Description

    Saffron is the world’s most expensive spice by weight. The saffron threads are the whole stigmas from the purple-flowered crocus.  Its golden color can be imitated by cheaper spices such as safflower and turmeric.  Saffron’s rich and delicate flavor is unable to be imitated.  Saffron is widely used to color and flavor dishes in a variety of cuisines, including saffron rice, biryani, paella, risottos, and bouillabaisse.

    SKU: A00001
    $7.50
  • Mace Ground

    Product Description

    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.

    SKU: B00602
    $3.45
  • Fenugreek Leaves

    Product description

    Fenugreek leaves, also known as methi leaves, are obtained from the fenugreek plant, which is a member of the legume family. The dried and highly aromatic leaves have a pale green colour and a bitter and nutty taste. They are widely used in India, North Africa and Middle East.

    The spice people carry these fenugreek products; fenugreek seeds ground, fenugreek seeds whole and fenugreek leaves (methi).

    SKU: B00462
    $3.45