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.
Caraway Seeds Ground is also referred to as Meridian Fennel or Persian Cumin. The caraway seed has a pungent aroma and a distinctly sweet but tangy flavour. Caraway Seeds Ground add a unique flavour to carrots, potato and cabbage dishes. Most commonly grown in farming regions of India and Holland, it is often used to flavour rye bread, sauerkraut, sausage, cheese, cabbage and soups. It is also widely used in German and Middle Eastern cooking. The seeds are extracted from the plant, dried and then ground to preserve flavour and aroma. It will blend smoothly into sauces and bread dough, adding a strong caraway flavour without altering texture.
Caraway is a good source of minerals and has many health benefits. It is a rich source of dietary fibre which helps with digestion. It containsÂ many minerals including;Â iron, copper, calcium, potassium, manganese, selenium, zinc and magnesium.
Cassia sticks are closely related to cinnamon. The sticks have a reddish brown colour and a warm, mild and sweet flavour, though it is significantly stronger than cinnamon. It is widely used in the United States.
Traditionally used in Korea for making Kimchi (a fermented cabbage condiment), Korean Chilli Flakes, also called Gochugaru, have a warm, fruity flavour. They are mild in heat, so make a great chilli seasoning option in place of regular hot chilli flakes. Whether used in cooking or sprinkled on top to season dishes, these flakes add a fruity chilli flavour to any savoury dish – both meat veg.
Take your loose leaf chai with you. Just add your chai spice into the bag and pull the drawstring. Recycleable muslin cloth bags are easy to fill with tea leaves herbs and spices, great for the environment and handy when no tea pot infuser is available. Now you can take your real chai to the office or even to a cafe where you can order hot milk and infuse your own favorite chai spice blend.
Approximate size : 8cm by 10cm
USES: for tea, bouquet garni, and potpourri and herbal bath salts.
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.
Coriander, also known as cilantro, is an incredibly popular herb due to its versatility in a variety of cuisines. The leaves impart a fresh sweet lemony taste which counters the heat of many Asian and Indian dishes. The leaves are usually associated with Asian food especially in Thai and Indian cuisine as well as being popular in Mexican, Spanish and Portuguese cooking.
Oregano, one of the most popular herbs worldwide, is a member of the mint family and often called wild marjoram. It is a small herb with dark-green leaf and is known for its bold, warm, balsamic herb flavour, with a slightly bitter taste. Its strong flavour marries well with tomato and basil making it a vital ingredient for authentic Italian and Greek cooking. It is also perfect addition to garlic for the Mediterranean, Philippine and Mexican cuisine.