The world famous curry from Madras, India popularized by traders of the British Empire. This all-purpose blend will works well with any ingredient: meat, vegetable and seafood. The perfect balance of hot, bitter, sweet and aromatic spices is probably what makes Madras curry the world’s most popular all-purpose blend. Ingredients: turmeric, coriander, fenugreek, cumin, ginger, […]
For the sake of variety, change the main ingredient to meat, poultry, fish, seafood, vegetables or tofu. Anything that seems appropriate for a curry will do and only cooking time changes (cover the pot for longer-cooking ingredients).
If ground Ras-al-Hanout is added to hot oil, it loses some of its more delicate flavours. Pour the oil over the potatoes at the last possible minute, which will give the spices just enough time to cook and diffuse their aromas. Once cooled, these potatoes can also make an excellent salad if you add some […]
This recipe is also delicious with salmon or raw tuna, or even with cooked lobster or shrimp. Serves 2-4 Ingredients ½ lb very fresh scallops 2 Tbsp Japanese soy sauce 1 green onion, sliced thin 1 tsp sugar 2 tsp yuzu juice or half lemon, half lime 2 tsp olive oil ½ tsp salt […]
We recommend adapting this vinaigrette according to your taste and adjusting the amounts of each ingredient yourself. It is best served with vegetables of your choice, steamed, grilled, or even on a simple green salad.
Shichimi Togarashi is a classic blend in Japanese cooking, also called Japanese Seven Spice. The blend is almost always composed of the same ingredients, with only the proportions changing according to individual taste. Ours contains chile, Quebec nori seaweed as well as dried yuzu peel, among others. In Japan, it is traditionally served as a […]
A pinch of floral Ras-el Hanout goes perfectly with the chèvre to make this simple, delicious hors d’oeuvre.
This spice blend was created for heartwarming stews during the long, cold winters in Quebec. Directly from a grandmother’s recipe note book that the Spice Trekkers found near the ancient village of Kamouraska in Quebec. A combination of cassia and nutmeg with Quebec thyme, celery and bay leaf. Perfect for long, simmered meat dishes. Add […]
A cousin of the Aleppo pepper. The maras pepper fruity in flavor and very colorful. It gives aroma and heat to recipes. One of Philippe’s favorite chiles. The Turkish city of Maras is located a few short kilometers from Aleppo where it benefits from the same climate and traditions as the spice. In Turkey, the […]
We import this lemongrass fresh from Thailand and dry it in-house. With its fresh aroma, this versatile spice can be used in any sort of cookery. At the heart of Indonesian and Thai curry pastes is the aroma of lemongrass. Reminiscent of lemon zest without its acidity or bitterness. When dried, it takes on the […]
Grenadian Lemongrass carries a more herbal flavor than Thai. Snip and add to seafood, broths and poultry recipes. Our Grenadian Lemongrass adds an invigorating freshness to curries and soups without overpowering other flavors. With its delicate herbal aroma, Grenadian lemongrass gives a splash of Caribbean sunshine to any meal. Also makes a great tea.