Vadouvan is the French version of a curry. It uses all the traditional Indian spices such as turmeric, curry leaves, fenugreek, cumin, cloves and cardamom, it is given a fresh twist with the addition of members the Allium family such as shallots, onions and garlic, which sweetens and softens the dish. The spices are subtle enough for the most delicate of vegetables but robust enough for any meat.
A delicate combination of Indian spices and French aromatics, this soft blend is used to make the wonderfully fragrant French Vadouvan Curry. Used with meat or veg, this beautifully subtle-yet-complex blend will tantalise your taste buds. The versatile flavours in this blend can be used for many more things than just curry - sprinkle, rub, marinate - click on our 'How to use' section for serving suggestions and recipe ideas.
All of our blends are full of spices that are beneficial to your health. They are preservative free, additive free, filler free and contain low or zero salt. The intense flavour from our spice blends means a little goes a long way.
Made from imported and local spices; turmeric, fenugreek, cumin, black pepper, sea salt, cardamom, mustard seeds black, garlic, cayenne, cloves, nutmeg, onion and curry leaves.
How to use:
This versatile curry powder can be added to almost everything. Use it in dip for chips, vinaigrettes, curried chicken salad and meat rubs
Use to flavour vegetables and grains. Also, used to enhance flavours of lamb, chicken, goat, shrimp, fish and tangy yogurts.
Use 1tbsp to 500g of protein
To release the volatile oils in the spices, this blend it best added at the beginning of cooking
Use as a dry rub over meat before grilling or roasting for an aromatic outer crust
Sprinkle over veg before roasting in the oven for a twist on a classic
Replace an array of spices in a dish with this one handy blend
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.
English Lavender is a member of the mint family. It has a floral sweet and slightly citrus flavour. Dried lavender buds are used to add colour and flavour to many savoury and sweet dishes. It is used in baked goods or as a garnish. Also, it is key ingredient in our Herbs de Provence blend.
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.
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.Its colour when ground is grey 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 the digestion.
Rosemary is a large Mediterranean shrub with needle-like leave and with strong lemony pine aroma and pungent flavour. It is mostly used French, Spanish and Italian cuisines especially when cooking lamb and chicken. It is key ingredient in the French blend Herbs de Provence. It has many health benefits and also it has been used for medicinal purposes.
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 ones imagination.