Rich with notes of chiles, coriander, cumin, garlic and lemon, harissa enhances food with a complex flavor and mild kick. Very much like sriracha, it is used in stews, soups, pasta and couscous, and rubbed on a variety of meats including goat and lamb.
This Mediterranean sea salt has been produced in the Aigues-Mortes saltworks, in Camarue, France. After evaporating to a bright white color by the sun and cool sea breezes, this salt is then cleaned in Mediterranean sea water to give us this high quality product.
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Coriander seed is one of the sweeter spices out there, which is odd considering the leaf of the coriander plant – what we call cilantro – is often called spicy and herbal. It is often described as sweet and floral with hints of white pepper and Navel orange. You might call it cultivated, both in agricultural and worldly senses.
The dried, ground rhizomes of Zingibar officinale Roscoe. Ground ginger, sometimes labeled powdered ginger, is made by simply drying out peeled fresh ginger root, then grinding it to a fine powder. It is pale yellow in color and should have a pungent, spicy smell to indicate freshness.
Green Peppercorns come from the same plant that produces regular, table top black pepper only it is picked green. Our product has a deep, dark green color, a good pepper aroma and flavor, but milder than the black variety. The peppercorns are soft enough to be mashed into a paste.
Chervil is another herb that we'd really like to use more often, but can never think how. It looks like parsley and tastes like mild basil, but it's flavor has a tendency to evaporate into thin air in a lot of dishes.
A caperberry looks more like an olive than a berry, with its green coloring and grape-like shape. More intense than a caper, the caperberry is the flower of the caper plant, pickled in salt, water and vinegar. Serve in salads, as a garnish, or even with a martini.
Turmeric is a spice commonly used in Indian and Asian cuisines. It is produced from the dried underground stem, or rhizome, of the Curcuma longa plant, a relative of the ginger plant. Turmeric is bright yellow and gives color to traditional Indian dishes.
Not a berry, but the dried cones from the Juniper evergreen shrub. They are small, bluish purple with an intense spicy flavor that is very strong and has hints of pine. Commonly used when cooking game, they can also be used to flavor soups and sauces.
An aromatic spice with a distinctive bitter flavor and strong, warm aroma due to its abundant oil content. Cumin "seeds" are actually the small dried fruit of an annual plant in the parsley family. Native to the Mediterranean, cumin is hotter to the taste, lighter in color, and larger than caraway, another spice it's sometimes confused with.
Capers match the flower buds of the caper. These are present mainly in the Mediterranean. The capers are classified functions of their size. The smaller it is, the more flavor is delicate and distinctive aroma. Their tart flavor marries well with mayonnaise, cold sauce, salad with tapenade ... Capers also accompany many dishes such as meat, fish or pasta.