Cloves Ground


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. Ground cloves are more likely to be used in recipes where the whole spice would be irritating to take out of the dish

The spice people carry both cloves whole and cloves ground.




Culinary Notes :

  • Use in sweet spice blends for a deliciously spiced flavour.
  • They can be used to flavour soups, broths or poaching liquids
  • They can be added to walnuts and raisins and used in a stuffing recipe.
  • When combined with cinnamon it is a great addition to apple cider
  • As cloves have a very intense flavour, it is important to be careful when deciding how much to use in order to not overpower the flavours of the other ingredients.

Health benefits:

Cloves contain an active component called eugenol, which contain not only toothache-quelling qualities, but also has several other medicinal properties. It has anti-bacterial properties and is a natural insect repellent. Cloves are a good source of manganese, vitamin K and dietary fibre.

Recipe/ product links:

Chai Spiced Coconut and Maple Ice Cream

Country of origin:

Indonesia, India, Madagascar, Zanzibar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Tanzania.

Other names or spelling: Nelkin, Ting-Hiang, Eugenia caryophyllata

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