Spice Category:

Mild

Sesame seed

Sesame seed

Sesamum indicum Origin: Africa (East), Asia. Flavour: Nutty, sweet, delicate and mild.*Note– When toasted the nutty flavour is enhanced with warmer notes. Black sesame has a stronger nutty flavour and hints of bitterness compared to the white variety. Uses: Oil,...

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Paprika

Paprika

Capsicum annuum Origin: Central Mexico Flavour: Hot, mild, sweet, smoky, fruity, slightly bitter. Uses: Garnish, seasoning, marinade, salad, soup, stew, rice dishes, sausages, meat, chicken, seafood, vegetables, eggs, potatoes, jam, colour enhancement to various...

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Fenugreek

Fenugreek

Trigonella foenum–graecum Origin: India and Northern Africa. Flavour: Nutty and sweet with a mild maple syrup and burnt sugar taste. Incredibly bitter flavour when eaten raw, especially the leaves combined with hints of celery. Uses: Baked goods, Indian cuisine, dhal,...

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Fennel

Fennel

Foeniculum vulgare Origin: Southern Mediterranean Flavour: Fresh, mild liquorice/anise. Uses: Baked goods, stew, soup, salad, European cuisine, Middle Eastern cuisine, Asian cuisine, tea, picked dishes. Dishes: Roasted fennel soup, vegetable casserole with fennel,...

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Dill

Dill

Anethum graveolens Origin: Eastern Mediterranean and Western Asia. Flavour: Sweet and fresh with a hint of citrus. Uses: Dips, salad dressing, European cuisine, Asian cuisine, Middle Eastern cuisine, gravlox, seasoning, curry, soup, fish, salad. Dishes: Russian potato...

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Curry

Curry

Spice blend Origin: India Uses: Sauce, marinade. Curry spice blends from…. AfricaFlavour: Fresh, fragrant, warm, hot, spicy, savoury, sweet, milky notes included in some regions curry blends. Aromatic.North African curry– North African vegetable curry, goat curry,...

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Cicely

Cicely

Myrrhis odorata Origin: Central and Southern Europe Flavour: Similar to anise with sweeter and milder notes. Uses: Dessert, sauce, cookies, sugar substitute. Dishes: Strudel with rhubarb sauce, soup, stew, tea, Vodka, Schnapps, baked fish, shortbread. Compliments:...

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Chives

Chives

Allium schoenoprasum Origin: Asia, Europe and North America. Flavour: Mild with a combination of onion and garlic. Uses: Salad, soup, fish and seafood, baked goods. Dishes: French omelette, chive butter, tofu stir–fry, potato and chive soup, chive pancake, cucumber...

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Chervil

Chervil

Anthriscus cerefolium Origin: Southeastern Europe and Central Asia. Flavour: Slight anise, mild. Uses: French cuisine, seafood, poultry, vegetables, soup, vinaigrette. Dishes: Omelette, butter sauces, bearnaise, pasta, chicken with chervil, fish, shrimp, salmon....

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Celery Seed

Celery Seed

Apium graveolens Origin: The Mediterranean Flavour: Much like celery, warm, refreshing and slightly bitter. Uses: Soup, stock, one of the ingredients in the Louisiana Creole “Holy Trinity”, sofrito, mirepoix, juice, tea, dressing, vinaigrette, pickles. Dishes: Celery...

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