Spices and Herbs

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Saffron

This is the most expensive spice in the world because it is all hand processe...

This is the most expensive spice in the world because it is all hand processed, very labor intensive, and with limited availability. It is the dried stigma of the saffron crocus flower. True saffron is from Iran or Spain and has a deep purplish red color and is the highest rated category of saffron. Saffron has a distinct musky, floral, honey-like earthy, slightly bitter flavor. It should be used sparingly; a little bit goes a long way. It goes well in rice, chicken, fish, and lentil dishes. ...

$16.00 $32.00

Sesame Seeds (Black)

Black sesame seeds are most popular in Far Eastern cuisine, Japanese, Thai, a...

Black sesame seeds are most popular in Far Eastern cuisine, Japanese, Thai, and Chinese. They add a slight nutty flavor to vegetables, rice, noodles, bean, and chicken dishes. They are also sprinkled on these foods as a garnish. Origin of spice: India.

$3.00 $12.00

Sesame Seeds (Toasted)

Indigenous to North Africa and Indonesia, these white seeds are toasted so th...

Indigenous to North Africa and Indonesia, these white seeds are toasted so they can be used directly in recipes. They have a nutty earthy flavor, which blend well in vegetable, noodles, fish, and chicken dishes. Origin of spice: India

$3.00 $12.00

Star Anise

A whole star anise pod is one of the most beautiful looking spices; it is in ...

A whole star anise pod is one of the most beautiful looking spices; it is in the shape of an irregular eight- pointed star. It is indigenous to Vietnam and China and it has a warm sweet licorice flavor. Star Anise is often used in baked goods, soups, and stews, and is one of the key ingredients in the Chinese Five Spice Blend. Origin of spice: China

$7.00 $28.00

Sumac

Sumac has a tart astringent flavor and it is most often used in Middle Easter...

Sumac has a tart astringent flavor and it is most often used in Middle Eastern cooking instead of lemon. It goes well with humus, chicken, vegetables, lamb, seafood and yogurt. It is an essential ingredient in the blend Za’atar. Origin of spice: Turkey

$6.00 $24.00

Tamarind

This spice has a sweet-sour fruity taste and is often made into a paste form....

This spice has a sweet-sour fruity taste and is often made into a paste form. It is native to tropical Africa but is a key ingredient in South Indian cuisine. It goes well with most vegetables and in chicken, poultry, lamb and lentil dishes. Origin of spice: India

$7.00 $28.00

Tarragon (French)

This dried herb from France is a key ingredient in Herbs de Provence blend. I...

This dried herb from France is a key ingredient in Herbs de Provence blend. It has a sweet somewhat minty flavor with hints of licorice. It goes well with fish, chicken, roasted vegetables, tomatoes, eggs and in soups. Origin of spice: France

$6.50 $19.50

Thyme

Thyme is native to the Mediterranean region and North Africa and is related t...

Thyme is native to the Mediterranean region and North Africa and is related to oregano, marjoram, and sage. It has a piney, peppery, earthy floral flavor and is used in many cuisines, particularly French. Dried thyme can be used in beef, lamb, chicken, egg, fish, pork, and vegetable dishes. Origin of spice: Spain

$5.50 $22.00

Turmeric

Turmeric is indigenous to India and has a woody, floral, citrusy, musky, ging...

Turmeric is indigenous to India and has a woody, floral, citrusy, musky, ginger-like flavor. It is an essential ingredient in masalas, curry powders, and the Moroccan spice blend Ras el hanout.

$4.00 $16.00

Vanilla (Madagascar)

This is the aroma and taste of true pure vanilla, not what you usually find m...

This is the aroma and taste of true pure vanilla, not what you usually find marked as vanilla in grocery stores. Vanilla comes from three areas of the world: Madagascar, Mexico and Tahiti. Madagascar Vanilla has a mellow floral flavor.

$7.50

Vanilla (Mexican)

This is the aroma and taste of true pure vanilla, not what you usually find m...

This is the aroma and taste of true pure vanilla, not what you usually find marked as vanilla in grocery stores. Vanilla comes from three areas of the world: Madagascar, Mexico and Tahiti. Mexican vanilla has a woody, earthy and spicy flavor. It is a staple in a baker’s spice rack.

$9.00