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Why Buy Cinnamon Sticks?

Why Buy Cinnamon Sticks? - Blog | Spice Trekkers

What is so darned appealing about whole cinnamon sticks? We’re not talking about the red-hot, brown colored powder you find littering coffee condiment counters, or the mysterious throat-burning flavor that haunts candies, drinks, and ready-to-eat pastries. No, this is an investigation of the true spice, the classic spice, the flaky, copper quills that have fueled […]

Raisin, Pistachio and Lamb Pilaf

Raisin Pistachio and Lamb Pilaf

The spices used in this recipe can be found in a great number of rice pilafs with meat from Turkey to India. This combination of flavours was propagated by the Persians and can be further enriched with saffron, turmeric, rose petals, mastic, or long pepper. If you have leftovers, you can use them to make […]