Spices

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  • Asafoetida Powder

    Product description

    Asafoetida powder is made from the white and milky resin from a species of giant Fennel. It has a unique smell and acidic flavour that disappear while cooking to leave a smooth and pleasant flavour similar to onion and garlic. It is often used as a substitute for garlic and onions and a wonderful substitute for people with sensitivities to such ingredients. It is a key ingredient in vegetarian Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine.

    SKU: B00021
    $3.45
  • Ceylon Cinnamon Ground

    Product description

    Ceylon Cinnamon Ground or ‘True Cinnamon’ is the variety used in 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: 00225
    $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: C02905
    $9.95
  • 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: C02928
    $13.99
  • 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
  • Pepper Sichuan Whole

    Product description

    Sichuan Pepper is an oriental fruit grown on a small ash tree native to the Sichuan province of China. Even though it is called pepper, it is not a true pepper and is not related to black peppercorns, which are from India. The berries have a warm peppery fragrance, with citrus notes & a clean fresh aftertaste leaving a slightly numbing sensation on the tongue. It is the outer husk that has all the flavour, the internal hard black seed is edible but can add a bitter taste. It is a key ingredient in Chinese cuisine and used in some Asian recipes. It is used in our chilli sichuan salt and calamari salt and pepper blends.

    SKU: B0089
    $3.45
  • Turmeric Powder (Alleppey)

    Product description

    Indian turmeric from the Alleppey region is reputed for its ability to colour curries, pickles, rice dishes, mustards, drinks & sweet dishes with a dark yellow-ochre. It has a distinctive fragrant and an earthy mildly bitter taste. Even though there are two types most commonly used; Alleppey and Madras, Alleppey turmeric is the best variety to use in cooking when the true flavour of fresh turmeric is desired. It has been used in Asia, first as a dyestuff and later as part of Ayurvedic medicine due to its high levels of curcumin. for more information see below

    SKU: C02926
    $6.95
  • Juniper Berries

    Product description

    Juniper Berries are obtained from the small evergreen juniper tree. The dried berries have a dark blue colour, fresh spicy tart flavour, and pine aroma. Juniper has a special affinity with venison and other robust game meats. Used in European cuisine.

    SKU: B0056
    $3.45
  • 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
  • Sumac Crushed

    Product description

    Sumac crushed is obtained from the dried berries from a bush that grows in the Middle East and southern Italy, and it is essential for  Middle-Eastern cuisine especially Persian, Lebanese, and Turkish. In Middle Eastern cooking, sumac is used as a souring agent instead of lemon or vinegar. Sumac is delicious on roast meat & in particular lamb when mixed with paprika, pepper & oregano. It has a tangy, lemony, and fruity sour flavour and a fruity aroma that was once used as the tart, acid element by Romans. It can be used as a substitute of lemon in any dish on which you might squeeze fresh lemon juice. Also, its deep red-dark purple colour makes it a very attractive garnish.

     

    SKU: B0104
    $3.45
  • 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 Europe cuisines.

    SKU: B00602
    $3.45
  • Garam Masala – Mild

    Product description

    Garam masala, “hot spices” in Hindi, is a richly aromatic blend of spices that gives a balanced blend of sweet and peppery flavours to Indian and Asian dishes. Even tough the ingredients vary according to the country, village or family, some of the ingredients of this versatile Indian mix are cardamom, ginger, fennel, black pepper, cumin, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. It is widely used in Indian and Asian cooking and seasoning and especially for adding flavour to curries.

    SKU: B0049
    $3.45
  • Coriander Seeds Ground

    Product description

    Ground 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 a delicious flavour reminiscent of orange peel and sage. It is a versatile spice that works in both savoury and sweet dishes. It is an essential spice in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine. Our coriander seeds ground are grown locally in Australia and ground to fine powder  in our factory.

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

    SKU: B0028
    $3.45
  • Kaffir Lime Powder

    Product description

    Kaffir lime leaves are similar to bay leaves, but with a shiny green colour and a strong lime flavour and pungent aroma. They are a key ingredient in Thai and other Asian cuisines.

     

    SKU: B0058
    $3.45
  • Cardamom Pods Ground

    Product description

    Ground Cardamom Pods have a strong, unique taste, with an intensely aromatic fragrance and a minty coolness. The powder is made from the oval-shaped green cardamom pods, 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: B0013
    $3.45
  • Bell Peppers Sweet

    Product description

    Sweet bell peppers are dehydrated ripe peppers, known to be less pungent than chillies with a much sweeter flavour. They impart a vibrant red colour & sweet flavour to many dishes where chillies are required but a more mild heat is desired. They are commonly used in Asian, Italian and Mexican dishes.

    SKU: B0008
    $3.45
  • Garlic Powder

    Product description

    Garlic is obtained from a perennial plant and is member of the lily family, and relative to the onions. Garlic powder has a bitter-sweet flavour and a pungent aroma similar to fresh garlic. However Garlic powder have been roasted and dried and thus have a subtler flavour than fresh garlic.

    The spice people carry these garlic products; garlic granules, garlic powder and garlic flakes smoked

    SKU: B00502
    $3.45
  • Galangal Powder

    Product description

    Galangal is a close cousin to ginger, also known as Laos root. Galangal Powder is highly aromatic and is especially important for making delicious red and green Thai curry paste, Rendang curry and Malaysian Laksa. Galangal is most commonly used in traditional Asian cuisines, such as Thai and Lao tom yum and tom kha gai soups, Vietnamese cuisine and throughout Indonesian cuisine. Polish vodka is also flavoured with galangal.

    SKU: B00501
    $3.45
  • Ginger Ground

    Product description

    Ground ginger is ginger that has been dried and finely milled. It has a lemony fresh aroma and tangy freshness, slight spiciness and warmth that marry well with cakes, pastries and bread mixes as well as Indian and Asian curries. Ginger is considered a versatile spice, it can be used in sweet and savoury dishes and can replace fresh ginger in any recipe. In its powered form it is key ingredient in curry blends and Chinese Five Spice.

    SKU: B0051
    $3.45
  • Paprika Sweet- Spanish

    Product description

    Spanish paprika sweet is made from ground red pepper has a rich red colour while retaining a mild flavour which complements most savoury dishes. Due to its vibrant colour and full-bodied flavour it is used in many European and Indian dishes. It gives a subtle caramelised sweet warmth to dishes and it is a core ingredient in our North Africa Chermula.

    SKU: B0079
    $3.45
  • Onion Powder

    Product description

    Onion powder is made from fresh onions which are gently roasted, chopped and dried. This handy mix saves those tears and is great to take camping where space and refrigeration are limited.

    The spice people carry these onion products ; onion flakes and onion powder.

    SKU: B00771
    $3.45
  • Cloves Whole

    Product description

    Cloves are a dark brown, highly pungent and aromatic spice which should be used sparingly in both sweet and savoury dishes such as curries, sauces, stocks, apple dishes. It is especially good with baked ham. It is a spice used in a wide array of different cultures. It brings the palate a cleansing freshness and sweet spicy flavour.

    The spice people carry both cloves whole and cloves ground.

    SKU: B0025
    $3.45
  • Pepper Berries Whole

    Product description

    Pepper Berries come from a shrub that grows in the alpine regions of Tasmania and south-east mainland of Australia. The berries have a bright purple or dark blue colour with intense heat, complex fruity flavour and sweet aroma. They are characterised by their versatility and are hotter than conventional peppercorns. Use it in any dish to spice it up with a peppery zing.

    SKU: B00821
    $3.45
  • Cinnamon Ground – Cassia Vera

    Product description

    Cinnamon Ground is the ground powder form of the Cassia quills . It is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cassia vera. 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.

    The spice people carry pure cinnamon in varieties as ceylon cinnamon ground and cinnamon sticks, as well as cinnamon sugar

    SKU: B0022
    $3.45