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  • 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
  • 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
  • The People’s Chai

    Product description

    We believe a great tasting; healthy chai should be natural. There is no need for additives or sugar or anything else. Our spices are freshly cracked and use ayurvedic wisdom to create a brew overflowing with flavour. The mixture of chai herbs and spices gives a great aromatic taste and warm flavour. It tastes great with any milk, and if you prefer it sweeter, simply add a little honey.

    The People’s Chai partners with kiva.org to help farmers in developing countries.
    there are 2 sizes available
    150g pack of The People’s Chai- Makes 15 cups in total.
    1kg cafe bulk pack of The People’s Chai-Makes 95 cups in total

    SKU: D01900
    $12.95
  • Mexican Tex Mex – Mild

    Product description

    A perfect blend for those who like it spicy. This versatile blend of chilli powder, sweet paprika, cumin, oregano, garlic, onion, and salt is great for taco seasoning or in chilli con carne. It also makes a great base for dishes such as Hungarian goulash, stews and soups. This spicy blend gives a Tex Mex aroma and flavour to many dishes.

    SKU: B0065
    $3.45
  • Hibiscus Flowers

    Product description

    Hibiscus is a small flowering plant, which grows in tropical regions. The flowers are colourful and trumpet shaped. Dried petals are bright pink and have a sweet and pomegranate like flavour.

    SKU: B005121
    $3.45
  • Curry Malaysian Rendang – Med

    Product description

    Rendang first originated in Indonesia, but now is a popular dish in other nearby South East Asian countries such as Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines. The mild flavour of this curry make it suitable for all the family. The versatile nature of this spice blend lends itself to using with many other meat and vegetarian dishes.

    SKU: B00392
    $3.45
  • New Orleans Cajun Spice – Med

    Product description

    New Orleans cooking is a magical blend of French and Creole cooking styles that compliment each other perfectly. Our Cajun spice blend uses sweet paprika, cumin, mustard powder, oregano, thyme, garlic, black pepper, cayenne pepper and salt.

    SKU: B0072
    $3.45
  • Saffron Threads Whole

    Product description

    Saffron is the world’s most expensive spice by weight. Saffron threads are the stigmas of a low-growing, purple-flowered crocus. Each flower produces only three threads, which must be picked and sorted by hand. It is also used for its slightly woody and sweeter floral aroma, colour and medicinal properties. Saffron’s golden color can be imitated by cheaper spices such as safflower and turmeric, but its rich and delicate flavor is unable to be imitated. It is highly valuable and has been used to colour and flavour dishes in a variety of cuisines, including Indian dishes such as saffron rice and biryani, Spanish dishes such as paella, Italian risottos and French bouillabaisse, as well as a range of other recipes including breads, seafood dishes and soups.

    SKU: A00001
    $7.50
  • Egyptian Dukkah Pistachio & Lemon Myrtle – Mild

    Product description

    Egyptian Dukkah is a warm and aromatic blend of roasted nuts seasoned with herbs and spices. Our blend is made with roasted and hazelnuts, almonds, sesame seeds, cumin, coriander, middle eastern za’atar and sea salt. The addition of lemon myrtle and pistachio to our original blend gives it an amazing new crunch. Popularly Turkish bread is dipped in olive oil then into dukkah to create a delicious dip.

    SKU: B00432
    $3.45
  • Rose Petals

    Product Description

    Rose petals are widely used in Iranian, South Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine, both in savoury and sweet dishes. Rose water can be extracted from the petals and is used in many dishes to add a subtle floral hint. Rose petals have also been incorporated into many English desserts, chefs such as Heston Blumenthal have incorporated rose petals into many traditional English dishes to add a new delicate twist.

    SKU: B00941
    $3.45
  • Curries of the World -10pack

    SAVE -20% Our Curries of the World value bundle pack includes 10 curries from around the globe : Malaysian Beef Rendang, Indian butter chicken, West African Satay, Indian Tandoori, South African Cape Malay, Curry Lentil Dahl, Indian lamb masala curry , Vadouvan French curryJapanese Nagano and Indian Rogan Josh curry. Providing you with spice blends from countries most famous for their rich flavoursome curries. Each packet has 28g of spices which is enough for 1kg of meat/main ingredient and will feed a family of 6 people. Exceptional value and easy to make with our 3 step instructions included. Our Curries of the World spice mixes are ideal for an easy weeknight meal or a special dinner party, our blends will be sure to impress your friends and family and have them thinking you were working away for hours. We’ve taken out all the hard work for you by adding in all the flavour.

    For more information on each spice blend click the linked words above.

     

    $29.95
  • Chilli Guajillo Whole

    Product description

    Guajillo Chillies are the dried version of the Mirasol chilli and are very common in Mexican cuisine along with Chilli Ancho. It is a large chilli (3 to 6 inches in length) with thick skin and red-orange tones. It has a medium piquancy with a slightly fruity and light smoky flavour. It is used to flavour meats and sauces. For optimum results and flavour, re-hydrate the chillies for 20 minutes in boiling water before use.

    SKU: A00010
    $4.99
  • 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
  • Curry Northern Indian Korma – Mild

    Product description

    Korma is a delicacy in South Asia, particularly in Northern India, which has its root traced back to all the way to Mughlai cuisine of the Mughal Empire in medieval India. This spice blend consists of various spices and herbs that have a mild flavour, emphasizing the beautifully fragrant but subtle spices and the delicious creaminess of the sauce. The mild flavour of this curry makes it suitable for the whole family. Though popularly chicken, lamb and beef are used for the base of korma, this well-balanced curry blend can be used with any curry base.

    SKU: B0039
    $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
  • Calamari Salt n Pepper – Mild

    Product description

    Calamari Salt n Pepper is a mild seasoning.  The mixture is made with Sichuan pepper white pepper and sea salt. Sichuan pepper is not a hot pepper, but rather lends the seasoning a crisp peppery taste. We are most familiar with the mixture used in salt and pepper calamari dishes. However, this versatile mixture is also great to season chicken, quail, duck, fish and pork

    SKU: B00161
    $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
  • Herbs de Provence – Mild

    Product description

    Herbs de Provence is a classic aromatic blend of sweet French dried herbs including lavender with other fragrant delicate herbs. There are many variations, and our blend adds lavender to give it a unique and wonderful twist. This mix of herbs is particularly used in French cuisine but also a good addition in any Mediterranean dish. It is excellent for rubbing on roasts or sprinkled on roasted vegetables.

    SKU: B0053
    $3.45
  • Curry West African Satay – Med

    Product description

    West African Satay is inspired by the peanut curries of West Africa. Our satay uses an aromatic blend of spices and herbs to create a versatile curry sauce which can be used for all meats and works well when mixed with yoghurt to make a great satay dipping sauce with bbq meat.

    SKU: B00394
    $3.45

Popular Products

  • Curry Madras – Mild

    Product description

    Our Madras Curry blend is a classic and unique powdered blend of a variety of herbs and spices that balances mild heat with intense flavour. This flavourful dish is inspired by the Madras region of India, characterised by its yellow colour and rich, earthy and pungent flavour.  It is typically used in dishes like curried sausages were a mild curry flavour is required. It is also popular to add a teaspoon to soups and stews instead of vegetable stocks. It is common to combine madras spice mix with yogurt, coconut, or tomatoes and onions to give a thick rich texture to this curry. The mild flavour of this curry makes it suitable for all the family.

    SKU: B0033
    $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
  • Nth African Harissa – Hot

    Product description

    Tunisian Harissa is an integral ingredient in North African cuisine. It has an orangey-red and vibrant colour and scent. It is made from chillies, garlic, and various other spices. It is characterized by its grainy consistency and its slightly smokey flavour. It is a favourite used in African countries to add heat & flavour and is often used as a condiment by mixing a little olive oil and a dash of lemon juice.
    Heat rating: medium to hot 

    SKU: C029172
    $9.95
  • Thyme Leaves

    Product description

    Thyme leaves is a perennial herb from the mint family originally native to the southern Europe and Mediterranean regions, and a great ingredient for daily cooking. Its dried leaves are gray-green leaves, and it has an herbaceous, minty, light-lemon aroma and mint and lemon flavour. It can be added to soups, stews, clam chowder, stuffing, gumbos, heartier sauces, sausages, roast chicken or pork, and many vegetable dishes, or fish. Its mint-like flavour that pairs well in most dishes. Its characteristic astringency counteracts rich and fatty foods.

    SKU: B0106
    $3.45
  • Tarragon Leaves

    Product description

    Tarragon leaves are one of the four fines herbs and a  key ingredient in French cuisine. It is popular in European cooking due to its distinct appetite-pleasing taste. Tarragon herb has narrow, pointed dark green leaves which give a warm, minty anise-like aroma, reminiscent of anise or licorice flavour. Its sweet-tangy aroma with a  slightly bitter taste is much liked in egg dishes, cream soups, poultry roast, mustards, or as a tarragon vinegar. Tarragon is an essential herb in Béarnaise and tartare sauce. However, it can easily dominate other flavours so should be added carefully. It is also rich in phytonutrients as well as antioxidants that help promote health and prevent diseases.

    SKU: B0105
    $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
  • 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
  • Curry Lentil Dahl – Mild

    Product description

    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.

    SKU: B0035
    $3.45
  • Memphis Smoky BBQ Rub – Med

    Product Description

    Our Smoky BBQ rub is a must have for any cook passionate about grilling. We came up with this blend with the idea of having it as a staple on-hand spice mix in the pantry for whatever occasion strikes. Whether it be roasting potatoes or grilling meat let this blend do all the flavour work for you!

    SKU: B00645
    $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
  • 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
  • Sage Leaves

    Product description

    Sage leaves are from  a small perennial herb native to the Mediterranean, that have greyish green leaves. It has a strong, astringent, sweet savoury and peppery flavour and a fresh aroma reminiscent of balsamic. It is an essential herb for pork and poultry stuffing. Commonly used in Italian cooking, particularly with veal. Also, it is good with cheese dishes, eggplant, lame, soups, stews, turkey and vegetables.

    SKU: B0095
    $3.45
  • Rosemary Leaves

    Product description

    Rosemary is a large Mediterranean shrub with needle-like leaves and with a strong lemony pine aroma and pungent flavour. It is mostly used in French, Spanish, and Italian cuisines especially when cooking lamb and chicken. It is a key ingredient in the French blend Herbs de Provence. It has many health benefits and also it has been used for medicinal purposes.

    SKU: B0094
    $3.45
  • Dried Porcini Mushrooms

    Product description

    Porcini mushrooms are a wild and meaty mushroom with a rich taste and woodsy flavor. These mushrooms actually produce their best flavour when dried. Premium Select Grade Dried Porcini mushrooms from Italy have a concentrated flavour and aroma that is excellent in risotto, soups, and stews. They are a famous and particularly delicious mushroom due to the nutty, rich, and woodsy flavour, popularly used in gourmet dishes. They also have a high protein content, great as a meat substitute for vegetarian dishes.

    SKU: A00004
    $4.99
  • 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
  • Pepper White Whole

    Product description

    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.

    The Spice People carry these pepper products: pepper black whole, pepper black ground, pepper black cracked, pepper white whole, pepper white ground, pepper green whole, pepper lemon, pepper mill mix.

    SKU: B0088
    $3.45
  • Pepper White Ground

    Product description

    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.

    The Spice People carry these pepper products: pepper black whole, pepper black ground, pepper black cracked, pepper white whole, pepper white ground, pepper green whole, pepper lemon, pepper mill mix.

    SKU: B00885
    $3.45
  • Pepper Mill Mix Whole

    Product description

    Pepper Mill Mix is a blend of pink, green, white and black whole peppercorns, which produce beautiful colours. The pepper is noted for its strong aromatic pungency. This exotic blend complements most dishes with its amazing flavours due to each of the different peppercorn taste. It is good for use in grinders.

    The Spice People carry these pepper products ; pepper black whole, pepper black ground, pepper black cracked, pepper white whole, pepper white ground, pepper green whole, pepper lemon, pepper mill mix.

    SKU: B0087
    $3.45
  • Pepper Lemon Seasoning ***salt free*** – Mild

    Product description

    Pepper Lemon is a lovely blend of pepper, lemon peel, citric acid and herbs and spices. This classic blend has a citrus flavour that can be used as everyday cooking to add flavour to any fresh and cooked dishes. It can be sprinkled onto fish, chicken or vegetables. Perfect for adding a zesty warm kick to dishes. A great alternative to regular black pepper for a bit of a different unique flavour. Add into dishes and sauces or simply use to sprinkle on top as a seasoning. Whip into softened butter to make a delicious lemony herb butter perfect for basting roast chicken in or just spread on a warm piece of toast for a snack or side to any meal. Stir through a cream sauce and add to pasta.

     

    SKU: B0086
    $3.45
  • Pepper Green Whole

    Product description

    Green Peppercorns are the unripe berries picked green from the peppercorn plant, it is the same vine that produces the black pepper. Green peppercorns are subtler in flavour than black peppercorns but have a distinct fresh hot bite. They can be used in many savory dishes and are tend to be used more for terrines, pates, or rich food like pork & duck. It is also used as a garnish and in the pepper mill mix.

    The Spice People carry these pepper products: pepper black whole, pepper black ground, pepper black cracked, pepper white whole, pepper white ground, pepper green whole, pepper lemon, pepper mill mix.

    SKU: B00865
    $3.45
  • Pepper Black Whole

    Product description

    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 whole peppercorn is great to use in grinders. 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.

    The Spice People carry these pepper products ; pepper black whole, pepper black ground, pepper black cracked, pepper white whole, pepper white ground, pepper green whole, pepper lemon, pepper mill mix.

    SKU: B0085
    $3.45
  • Pepper Black Ground

    Product description

    Black Pepper is picked from the flowering vine of the peppercorn plant and is the most pungent and flavoursome variety of Pepper. Black peppercorns are picked green and then dried to 12% moisture content. When ground, its grey in colour as the seed inside is white. It has a woody flavour with a spicy heat and it is used in all cultures and types of cuisine especially in Moroccan and Middle East cooking. Pepper is used in all cultures and all types of cuisine. Also, it is known for improving digestion.

    The Spice People carry these pepper products: pepper black whole, pepper black ground, pepper black cracked, pepper white whole, pepper white ground, pepper green whole, pepper lemon, pepper mill mix.

    SKU: B0084
    $3.45
  • Pepper Black Cracked- 10/16

    Product description

    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.

    The Spice People carry these pepper products: pepper black whole, pepper black ground, pepper black cracked, pepper white whole, pepper white ground, pepper green whole, pepper lemon, pepper mill mix.

    SKU: B0083
    $6.95
  • Parsley Flakes

    Product description

    Parsley flakes are a versatile and popular rich forest green herb, and one of the most widely used herbs in Western cooking. It has a mild, refreshing and sweet flavour that complements many dishes and combines well with other herbs.

    SKU: B0082
    $3.45

Gourmet Spices

  • 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
  • Lemon Myrtle

    Product description

    Lemon Myrtle is a very popular citrus-fragranced spice that is native to the wetter coastal areas in the northern New South Wales and southern Queensland. It is distinguished by its fresh fragrance of creamy lemon and lime and has a very versatile lemony and tangy flavour. It complements many dishes like fish, chips, chicken, roast vegetables and ice cream or sorbet.

    SKU: B00591
    $3.45
  • Curry Lentil Dahl – Mild

    Product description

    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.

    SKU: B0035
    $3.45
  • Moroccan Ras el Hanout – Med

    Product description

    Moroccan Ras el Hanout translates in Arabic to “top of the shop”, implying the spices used are the best the seller has to offer. There are as many variations as there are towns and no two are exactly alike. Our mixture has 14 different herbs and spices delicately balancing the sweet and savoury flavours to give it a complex and well-rounded flavour without being overly spicy.

    SKU: B0066
    $3.45
  • 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
  • Chilli Chipotle Ground

    Product description

    Chilli Chipotle Ground peppers are smoked, dried Jalapeño chillies. They appeared when the Aztecs used to add dried chilli to food as a preservation method. They have a rich smokey flavour with nutty, leathery notes that blend well with other strong flavours. Chipotle flavouring is widely used throughout Mexico, the United States and more recently, in Australia. It can be used in soups, stews and casseroles. It also has a variety of health benefits to defend against intestinal diseases and aid in weight loss. The ground form is easier to use but is not as strong as using the whole smoked chipotle chillies.

    SKU: A00008
    $4.99
  • Allspice Berries Whole

    Product description

    Also known as pimento, the Allspice Berry imparts flavours reminiscent of cinnamon, nutmeg & cloves with a hint of pepper. Allspice is a single small berry from the Jamaican bayberry tree. It is the dried unripe fruit which has a brown colour. Its heavy sweetness lends allspice a great deal of versatility. It is key ingredient of Caribbean cuisine. It also contains essential oils with anti-microbial components and health benefits.

    The Spice People carry these allspice products; allspice whole berries and allspice ground berries.

    SKU: B0001
    $3.45
  • Greek Gyros Seasoning – Mild

    Product description

    Greek Gyros is a traditional Greek dish made from slow cooked spiced meat served in flat bread with onion, tomato and lettuce. This delicious and all-purpose blend made from dried herbs and spices gives the traditional flavour and aroma of Greek cuisine to many dishes, both of the meat and vegetable variety. This Greek family favourite is used to season beef, pork, chicken, or lamb. The mix comprises of very traditional mediterranean herbs and spices: oregano, paprika, black pepper, cumin, sea salt, garlic and onion. For best results rub your meat of choice generously with the seasoning and a small amount of oil and roast in a deep-dish pan in a moderate oven. Cooking times and temperatures will vary depending on the size of meat. Serve atop flat bread with your desired salad ingredients, a generous dollop of tzatziki and enjoy! Traditional Greek cooking made easy.

    SKU: C02913
    $9.95
  • Jamaican Jerk Spice Mix – Med

    Product description

    Jamaican Jerk Spice Mix blends sweet, savoury and hot spices in a way that is surprising and delicious. This blend packs a greater heat yet is sweeter than New Orleans Cajun Spice. Sweet, savoury and a little bit hot, this traditional Caribbean blend can be used as a dry rub, flavour base for a marinade or as a subtle flavour kick with a light sprinkling. Paired traditionally with chicken, it can also be used with seafood, pork, or veg.

    SKU: B0057
    $3.45
  • Curry Indian Butter Chicken – Mild

    Product description

    Our Indian Butter Chicken curry is a delicious spice blend made up of Indian herbs and spices. It is quite mild, emphasising the beautifully fragrant spices and the deliciously intense sauce. The mild flavour of this curry make it suitable for all the family. It is best used after toasting it off in the pan on a low heat before adding your other ingredients to awaken all the wonderful aromas. As the spice blend is not traditionally a hot one, many add Cayenne pepper to intensify its heat.

    SKU: B00393
    $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
  • 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
  • Chillies Kashmiri Ground – Mild

    Product description

    The Kashmiri Chilli is a variety of chilli known for its intense red colour and lower heat rating, making it ideal to use in tandoori, butter chicken and rogan josh curries. They are dried and finely ground before adding to curries, soups, stews or even as a finishing sprinkle for a spicy heat. It is widely used especially in Indian cuisine, but also Mexican, Asian and Italian dishes.

    SKU: B0018
    $3.45
  • North African Chermula – Mild

    Product description

    North African Chermula is an aromatic blend of spices from North Africa, particularly used in Moroccan, Algerian and Tunisian cuisines. This delicious blend can be used as a dry rub or can be mixed with lemon juice, yoghurt and olive oil to make a wet marinade or be used as a dip. Toasting the spices before adding to dishes can be a great way to release their natural oils thus creating a more intense and caramelised flavour. Chermula is a delicate and zesty blend of sweet paprika, pepper, cumin, coriander, parsley, garlic, turmeric, sea salt and cayenne pepper. North African spice mixes tend to be less about the heat content and more about creating a depth of flavour.

    SKU: C029171
    $9.95
  • 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
  • Ethiopian Berbere – Hot

    Product description

    Ethiopian Berbere is an African spice blend made up of roasted herbs and spices. It has a full flavour which is characterised by its spicy aroma. It is used in Ethiopia and Eritrean cuisines. It is particularly used in the Ethiopian dish Berbere Chicken or just added to any dish to add a spicy, fragrant touch as well as a stunning warm red hue.

    SKU: B00435
    $3.45
  • Middle Eastern Za’atar – Mild

    Product description

    Middle Eastern Za’atar is a delicious Middle Eastern spice blend made with sumac, thyme, oregano and sesame seeds. This mixture has a nutty and fresh flavour and aroma and is traditionally used to sprinkle over flat bread that has been brushed with olive oil and lightly toasted. In Australian cuisine, it works well as a Barbecue rub. There are many variations of Za’atar and it is widely used in the Middle East and Mediterranean in a similar way to how Mixed Herbs are used in European dishes.

    SKU: B0064
    $3.45
  • Chilli Ancho Whole

    Product description

    Chilli Ancho means “wide chilli” in Spanish and it is actually a dried Poblano pepper. They are a large dark purple sweet chilli that form the backbone of staple Mexican dishes such as tamales & red chilli beans. Its texture is wrinkled and it is a mild chilli originally from Puebla, Mexico. It has a mild fruity flavour with undertones of plum, raisin, tobacco and a slight earthy bitterness. Add Chilli Ancho Dried Whole to your dishes to impart an authentic Mexican flavour.

    SKU: A00005
    $4.99
  • 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
  • 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
  • Curry Leaves

    Product description

    Curry leaves (also known as kadi patta) are the predominant flavour and aroma in Madras curry, as well as other popular Indian and Sri Lankan dishes. They have a delicate spicy citrus flavour and are incredibly aromatic.

    SKU: B0040
    $3.45
  • Dried Porcini Mushrooms

    Product description

    Porcini mushrooms are a wild and meaty mushroom with a rich taste and woodsy flavor. These mushrooms actually produce their best flavour when dried. Premium Select Grade Dried Porcini mushrooms from Italy have a concentrated flavour and aroma that is excellent in risotto, soups, and stews. They are a famous and particularly delicious mushroom due to the nutty, rich, and woodsy flavour, popularly used in gourmet dishes. They also have a high protein content, great as a meat substitute for vegetarian dishes.

    SKU: A00004
    $4.99
  • 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
  • Chilli Chipotle Smoked Whole – Med

    Product description

    Chipotle (chip-oat-lay) peppers are smoked, dried Jalapeño chillies. They appeared when the Aztecs used to add dried chilli to food as a preservation method. They have a rich smokey flavour, with nutty, leathery notes that blend well with strong flavours. Chipotle flavouring is widely used throughout Mexico, the United States and more recently in Australia. It can be used in soups, stews and casseroles. It also has a variety of health benefits to defend against intestinal diseases and aid in weight loss.

    SKU: A00007
    $4.99

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