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  • Cardamom Black 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Wattle Seed Ground

    Product description

    Wattleseed is an Australian native spice. For the best, flavour it should be roasted and ground. It has a nutty and woody flavour and coffee-like aroma. This versatile spice can be used to flavour desserts and meats maximizing the flavour in your cooking. Use in any dish where you want a hazelnut or coffee taste. Also, they are a good source of fibre and protein and have many health benefits.

    SKU: B0109
    $4.99
  • Cardamom Green 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
  • Mustard Seeds Black whole

    Product description

    Black Mustard Seeds are less mild and more pungent than the yellow variety. They have a savoury, tangy, and pungent spicy taste. Black seeds are used particularly in Indian, African and German cuisine due to their heat flavour and appearance. They are a key ingredient in the Indian blend Panch Phora.

    The spice people carry these mustard products; mustard seeds black, mustard seeds yellow and mustard powder.

    SKU: B0070
    $3.45
  • Fenugreek Seeds Whole

    Product description

    Fenugreek seeds are the ripe fruit obtained from the small fenugreek plant and are a member of the legume family. The small hard seeds have a yellowish caramel colour and a bitter sweet and nutty flavour with a pungent aroma. The seeds, when dry, are very hard and difficult to grind. However, if you soak the seeds in water overnight or cook the seeds in water the seeds disslove into a soft paste. Their subtle bitter taste lends them for use most extensively in Indian curries but also in savoury sauces and vegetable dishes in Mediterranean cuisine.

    The spice people carry these fenugreek products; fenugreek seeds ground and fenugreek seeds whole, as well as Fenugreek Leaves

    SKU: B0046
    $3.45
  • Celery Seeds Whole

    Product description

    Celery seeds are small dried seeds collected from a plant that also bears the edible vegetable of the same name, celery. The seeds have a pale khaki colour and have a strong and bitter flavour. The most common use of celery seeds is to mix them with salt and other herbs to make vegetable salts.

    The spice people carry both celery seeds whole and celery salt seasoning.

    SKU: B0015
    $3.45
  • Cumin Seeds Whole

    Product description

    Cumin seeds are an ancient and versatile spice that is 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.

    SKU: B0031
    $3.45
  • Fennel Seeds Whole

    Product description

    Fennel seeds whole is obtained from the aromatic and tall fennel plant, which originated in the Mediterranean and are member of the caraway family. The seeds release a strong anise flavour that is warm and breath freshening. It is a key ingredient of the Chinese five-spice and Herbs de Provence

    The spice people carry these fennel products; fennel seeds ground and fennel seeds whole.

    SKU: C02912
    $6.95
  • Coriander Seeds Whole

    Product description

    Coriander seeds are obtained from the coriander (or cilantro) plant that belongs to the carrot and parsley family. They have a yellowish-brown colour and a spicy lemon flavour. The whole seeds are more often used in savoury dishes and are particularly good in dukkah and panch poran. They add a rich roasted flavour and are an essential curry spice in India and Middle Eastern cuisine as well as being used widely in Northern European cuisine.

    The spice people carry these coriander as coriander leaf, coriander seeds ground and coriander seeds whole.

    SKU: B0029
    $3.45
  • Star Anise Whole

    Product description

    Star anise, is a star-shaped fruit that is considered an essential ingredient in Chinese duck and pork recipes. Its licorice-like flavour is similar to that of aniseed and fennel It has a sweet warm, clovey, liquorice flavour, and deep aroma. Used to add flavour to tea, soups, stir-fries and curries, while the ground star anise is a dominant ingredient in Chinese five-spice powder.

    SKU: B0103
    $3.45
  • Sesame Seeds Black whole

    Product description

    Sesame seeds Black are tiny, flat oval seeds from the sesame plant whose pods pop open when it reaches maturity scattering the seeds, hence the term “Open Sesame”. These are the unhulled form of white sesame seeds & have a more crunchy texture. When chewed they have a similar nutty flavour with a hint of extra sharpness. Used more in savoury dishes like stir-fry vegetables & Japanese seasonings. Due to its deep, rich aroma and oil-rich, nutty flavour, they are preferred over white sesame in East Asian cuisines, especially in Japanese and Chinese cooking. We also stock Sesame Seeds White.

    SKU: B0102
    $3.45
  • Caraway Seeds Whole

    Product Description

    Caraway seeds are the seeds of the caraway fruit. They have a pungent aroma and a unique sweet-tangy flavour. They can be used whole, in their powdered form, or as an oil. They are native to Europe, but have spread to the Middle East and the Mediterranean. They are used in a variety of dishes in these areas, including rye bread, sauerkraut, goulash and havarti cheese.

    The spice people carry caraway in both whole and powdered varieties as caraway seeds ground and caraway seeds whole.

    SKU: B0010
    $3.45
  • Mustard Seeds Yellow

    Product description

    Yellow mustard seeds are more mild and less pungent than the black variety. They release an earthy aroma when cooked and a savoury and tangy taste. Yellow seeds are commonly used in Western cuisines due to its more subtle flavour and appearance. They are key ingredient in the Indian blend Panch Phora.

    The spice people carry these mustard products; mustard seeds black, mustard seeds yellow and mustard powder.

    SKU: B0071
    $3.45
  • Dill Seeds Whole

    Product description

    Dill seeds are a fragrant herb with light brown oval seeds. The seeds have a similar anise flavour to the tips, but they are more robust. They are most commonly used for pickling. They are used in Greek, Turkish and Slavic cooking. The seeds have a flavor similar to caraway but also resemble that of fresh or dried dill weed. Commonly used in European cooking in conjunction with its leafy counterpart for seafood such as salmon gravlax.

    The Spice People carry dill as: dill leaf tips and dill seeds whole.

    SKU: B0042
    $3.45
  • Poppy Seeds Blue Whole

    Product description

    Blue Poppy Seeds are an oilseed grown on the opium poppy plant. The seeds have a bluish-black colour and are kidney-shaped. They are used for their flavour and as a decoration. There are 2 main varieties, white and blue. The white poppy seeds are used more in curries as a thickening agent and are more subtle in flavour. They both have a pleasantly sweet nutty flavour, that complements savoury & sweet cooking.

    The Spice People carry this poppy seeds product: poppy seeds blue

    SKU: B00905
    $3.45
  • Sesame Seeds White whole

    Product description

    Sesame Seeds White are tiny, flat oval seeds from the sesame plant whose pods pop open when it reaches maturity scattering the seeds, hence the term “Open Sesame”. The seeds can have different colours including white and black. Sesame Seeds White are hulled seeds, with an earthy, nutty flavour, soft texture, and aroma of lightly caramelized milk, vanilla, and honey. For this reason, they are better suited for sweeter recipes such as cakes and sesame bars and are the most popular used in cooking. White seeds are sprinkled on bread & biscuits. The ground form makes delightful sweet desserts including halva. They are popular due to its distinctive flavour especially in European, South Middle East and Asian cuisine, while sesame seeds Black are used in East Asian cuisines in both dishes and as a garnish. We also stock Sesame Seeds Black.

    SKU: B0101
    $3.45
  • Ajwain Seed or Carom seed

    Product description

    Ajwain seeds are also known as carom seeds or bishop’s weed and they’re a spice that’s been around for a long time. Ajwain seeds were pressed into ajwain oil, and were originally used in the Indian herbal medicine practice, Ayurveda. They were often used as a remedy for a lot of household illnesses, as well as for post-partum nursing mothers. Ajwain, or carom, was then co-opted into everyday cooking in order to enhance the nutritional and digestive benefits of dishes

    The dried fruit is ridged and a dark green/khaki colour, which looks very similar to cumin (which is why it’s also referred to, sometimes, as Ethiopian cumin). Originally grown in West Asia, cultivation soon spread across the continent, mainly to India, and it’s now cultivated in most of the sub-continent, as well as parts of the Middle-East (Iran) and East Africa.

    SKU: B00025 Categories: , Tags: , ,
    $3.45