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Allspice

We source, sell and use only Jamaican allspice in our blends as we consider it to be far superior to allspice from other countries. The allspice plant is native to the […]

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Ancho Negro Chile

This is the most popular chile in Mexico. Black ancho chiles are quite mild and have overtones of dried fruit, coffee and tobacco. A deeper aroma than the red ancho […]

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Ancho Rojo Chile

A mild and earthy chile with notes of dried prunes, chocolate and licorice. Perfect for salsas, moles and adobos. Makes a fine paprika when ground to a powder. The red ancho […]

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Anise

This anise is among the most aromatic in the world. Liquorice flavor. The flavor profile of anise includes liquorice, fennel, tarragon and basil. Aniseed lends itself particularly well to Indian-style vegetarian […]

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Annatto – Yucatan

The most flavorful variety of annatto. Grown in the harsh, dry conditions of Yucatan. Yucatan annatto is as remarkable for its mild and penetrating flavor and for its vivid color. It […]

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Arbol Chile

Much like the cayenne, this Mexican chile has little flavor and is quite hot. The perfect chile to add heat to a dish without altering its flavor. With a heat comparable […]

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Avocado Leaves

Used like a bay leaf, avocado leaves lend an authentic aroma to Mexican dishes. Common to central Mexican cookery, avocado leaves are used in slow-cooked dishes like bean dishes, braised meats, […]

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Bay Leaf – Morocco

The most fragrant bay leaves of the Mediterranean. Each spring and fall, we import these highly aromatic bay leafs fresh from the mountains of Morocco. We dry them ourselves under ideal […]

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Cascabel Chile

Also known as ‘chile bola,’ cascabel is an interesting chile with a bit of a bite. A chile that requires no rehydration, just grind whole to a coarse powder, perfect […]

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Chilcosle Chile

This hot thin-skinned chile is native to the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Aromatic notes of clove, cinnamon, anise and fruit. Can be used in moles, tamales and salsas.

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Chilhuacle Amarillo Chile

Possibly the rarest chile in Mexico. A beautiful orange-yellow chile used for making mole amarillo. Medium heat and full of flavor, chilhuacle Amarillo, or ‘yellow chilhuacle,’ should be reserved for […]

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Chilhuacle Negro Chile

A very ancient, rare chile. With strong notes of cocoa, tobacco and dry fruit. Moderately hot, this chile is the cornerstone of authentic Oaxacan mole negro. This rare chile grows only […]

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Chilhuacle rojo smoked chile

An extremely rare chile with a unique aroma. Chilhuacle peppers are relatively unknown outside of Oaxaca, Mexico. The red Chilhuacle is used primarily in red moles. This chile is smoked in […]

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Chipotle Chile Flakes

Authentic chipotle flakes from Mexico. These well smoked chiles are notorious for their versatility. Flaked in our facilities. True chipotle  are made from a special variety of large, ripe Jalapeño that […]

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Chipotle Grande Chile

The real deal! These large brown and wrinkled are not to be confused with mora chiles, which are often marketed as chipotle. These well smoked chiles are notorious for their […]

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Cinnamon 00

This true Sri Lankan Cinnamon is more robust and less expensive than the finer 00000 grade cinnamon. From the same producers as our finest grade cinnamon. Cookbooks from ancient Rome claim […]

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Cinnamon 00000

The best cinnamon available. The highest grade of Sri Lankan cinnamon is 00000. Our friends Sanath and Deepa then make a further selection from their warehouse especially for us. Deepa and […]

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Cinnamon 00000

The best cinnamon available. The highest grade of Sri Lankan cinnamon is 00000. Our friends Sanath and Deepa then make a further selection from their warehouse especially for us. Deepa and […]

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Coriander

Found in every cuisine in the world. Our Indian coriander is oval and pale in color and has a fresh lemony aroma. Coriander seeds are mildly sweet and citrusy. They can […]

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Coriander (Large Tin)

Found in every cuisine in the world. Our Indian coriander is oval and pale in color and has a fresh lemony aroma. Coriander seeds are mildly sweet and citrusy. They can […]

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Costeño Amarillo Chile

Not as hot as the red costeño, this yellow Oaxacan chile is essential to yellow mole. Its understated flavor blends well with a host of vegetables, meats and sauces. The subtle […]

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Cumin – India

This extremely popular spice is used regularly in kitchens from Mexico to China. Normally a commodity spice, we import the best grade cumin from the markets of India. Cumin is used […]

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Cumin – India (Large Tin)

This extremely popular spice is used regularly in kitchens from Mexico to China. Normally a commodity spice, we import the best grade cumin from the markets of India. Cumin is used […]

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Epazote

Treat yourself to a genuine taste of Mexico. For your frijotes and salsa recipes. An herb native to Mexico, epazote has a flavor that can be surprising to those unfamiliar with […]

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Guajillo Chile Flakes

Roasted, seeded and flaked in our Spice Trekker facilities, guajillo chile flakes can be used straight out of the can. Perfect for stir-fries or to give a “south of the […]

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Guerrero Rub

A traditional barbacoa spice blend of North Mexico. Ideal for rubbing on meats prior to grilling. One of our popular rubs. This blend is aromatic and hot with the flavors of […]

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Habanero Chile

A very hot chile from the Yucatán region of Mexico. Possesses fruity flavor and an infernal heat, the habanero chile is an all-purpose chile for those who are addicted to […]

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Mora Chile (smoked)

Often confused with true chipotle, moras are made from ripe jalapeños hat have been smoked and dried. This small, red jalapeño chile is smoked and dried in Mexico. Mora is Spanish […]

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Morita Chile (smoked)

Morita is Spanish for ‘little mulberry.’ Moritas are made from very small jalapenos and serranos, which are left to ripen and dry on the plant and then smoked. Hotter and […]

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Mulato Chile

A variety of dried poblano. The mulato chile is mild and sweet with chocolate and dried fruit flavors. A key ingredient in mole poblano. We sell only primero grade, the […]

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Oaxaca Rub

A great all-purpose rub. Mild and aromatic with the flavors of south Mexico. Oaxaca Rub is a combination of sesame and oregano with ancho and guajillo chilies, the work horses of […]

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Oaxacan Spices for chocolate

We discovered this blend while travelling through Oaxaca a few years ago. Often used to flavour tejate, a local beverage from Oaxaca made of cocoa and corn, we first re-created […]

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Onza Chile

A rare chile from Oaxaca. The onza chile is quite hot with a mildly sweet taste. A delightful, tasty, all-purpose chile. In Oaxaca, the onza chile is traditionally used in […]

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Oregano – Oaxaca

Genuine Mexican oregano from the Valley of Oaxaca.  

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Oregano – Yucatan

A robust and aromatic oregano unlike its Mexican counterpart. Delightful in black bean soups and in quesadillas. The distinct scent of Yucatan Oregano is more pungent than Italian or Mexican varieties. […]

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Pasado Chile

The ugly duckling of a chiles. Wrinkled, covered in seeds with an unappetizing color, the pasado chile tastes of roasted green chiles. A rare treat from northern Mexico and the […]

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Pasilla Chile

A tasty and moderately hot chile, the pasilla is versatile chile used commonly in Mexico. Use rehydrated, whole, ground or fried. One of the most commonly used chiles in Mexican cookery, […]

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Pasilla de Oaxaca Chico (smoked)

Smaller than the extra grande variety, this pasilla de Oaxaca is just as flavorful and cheaper too. The rare pasilla de Oaxaca is smoky and fruity with moderate heat and only […]

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Pasilla de Oaxaca extra grande (smoked)

The rare pasilla de Oaxaca is smoky and fruity with moderate heat and only occasionally ventures beyond its borders. A Spice Trekkers fetish sourced directly from the high Sierra Mije. Being […]

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Pasilla de Oaxaca Flakes (smoked)

An Épices de Cru favorite sourced directly from the high Sierra Mije. The rare Pasilla de Oaxaca chile pepper is smoked, moderately hot, with fruity, sometimes licorice-like notes. What are Pasilla […]

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Piquin Chile

Also known as ‘bird chile,’ this tiny Mexican chile packs a punch. This is a wild pepper that is actually the ancestor of most chiles cultivated in Mexico. The ideal […]

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Puya Chile

Similar to guajillo chiles, the puya chile is hotter and smaller. Ideal for a hot and hardy chile powder.

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Sapote

This is our favorite chocolate spice! Sapote has an aroma reminiscent of almonds. The flavor of the sapote nut recalls both almond and Brazil nuts. Sapote is traditionally used to season […]

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Tacos al pastor spice blend

In Mexico, tacos al pastor are made with pork that is cooked on a vertical roasting spit, the same used for shawarma or gyros. This cooking method was handed down […]

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Tlatelolco Rub

This Spice Trekker creation was inspired by the Spaniard’s descriptions of the great Aztec market of Tlatelolco. This rub is made exclusively using pre-Colombian spices. A rub inspired by ancient Mexico. […]

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Zapotecan Mole Negro Spices

All the spices you’ll need to prepare your own traditional mole negro – even the recipe! Mole is a classic Mexican dish native to the valley of Oaxaca. The best known […]

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