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.
Black Mustard Seeds have a mild and slightly sweet flavour and pungent aroma. The seeds can be used whole after blooming in a warm pan or ground in a mortar and pestle to rub on meats or toss through veggies before roasting. It releases an earthy aroma when cooked and a savoury and tangy taste.
Mustard is a good source of omega 3, minerals and have many health benefits. It contains iron, calcium, zinc, and magnesium.
100% dried Black Mustard Seeds
Country of origin:
Grown and packed in Australia
note on occasion the product may be sourced from other countries such as Canada or India.
Other names or spelling:
Brown mustard seeds, black mustard seeds, Yellow Mustard, Brassica alba, Rai, Lal sarsu, White mustard, Brassica hirta, brown mustard, Brassica juncea, black mustard, Brassica nigra, black mustard seeds.
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.
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.
Star Anise Ground is a dominant spice in Chinese five spice powder native from the southwest o China and used in many Oriental recipes. It can be mixed with other species to give an Asian seasoning to many dishes. It is considered an essential ingredient in Chinese duck and pork recipes. Its liquorice-like flavour is similar to that of aniseed and fennel. Star anise ground is more practical when using it as a spice rub and in baking. Ground star anise has a red-brown colour and is more versatile than star anise whole. It can be used in breads, pastries and in many desserts due to is unique, sweet and licorice flavour.
Black Pepper is picked from the flowering vine of the peppercorn plant and is the most pungent and flavourful variety of Pepper. Black peppercorns are picked green and then dried to 12% moisture content. The cracked form tends to be used in grinders and preserving meats. It has a woody flavour with a spicy heat. Pepper is used in all cultures and all types of cuisine. Also, it is known for improving digestion.
White Pepper is black pepper that has been soaked to remove the outer husk. It is hotter and less fragrant than black pepper. It is one of the most versatile spices, particularly used in European cooking so as to not blemish creamy white sauces with black specs of pepper.
Dahl is a mild curry made from dried lentils, peas, or beans, which have been made into a thick soup or stew. The spices are aromatic rather than hot and are added just before serving. Our lentil dahl blend is based on an authentic recipe from Southern Kerala in India. It is dark yellow in colour and is widely used in Indian, Nepali, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, and Bangladeshi cuisine. This is the go-to spice blend for any vegetarian or vegan cook. Its versatility is only limited by one’s imagination.