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Steenbergs Organic Brown Mustard Seeds€3.00
Steenbergs organic brown mustard seeds are smaller and hotter than its relative the yellow mustard seeds. Steenbergs organic brown mustard seeds are ideal for Asian and African cooking. In India, whole brown mustard seeds are fried in oil until a popping sound is heard to give a nutty flavour and used in curries. Black and brown mustard seeds are similar, but different, and are basically interchangeable.
Steenbergs Organic Cinnamon€3.40
Steenbergs Organic Fairtrade Cinnamon Powder comes from Sri Lanka, where Steenbergs buys its organic Fairtrade spices from the Small Organic Farmers Association, a ground-breaking mutual of spice growers in Sri Lanka; we love them there and try to support them as much as possible. Steenbergs organic cinnamon is a delicious organic cinnamon from Sri Lanka which also carries the Fairtrade Mark.
Steenbergs Organic Ground Cumin€3.15
Steenbergs Organic Cumin – or jeera – is another classic of the organic storecupboard. Cumin is one of the oldest and most popular spices in the world. Organic cumin has a very distinctive, strong flavour that is and important spice (and smell) in Moroccan kitchens and in Mexican cooking. Use Steenbergs organic ground cumin (or organic cumin powder) to Moroccan cooked dishes and salads or in any Mexican chilli dish, most curries. As one of the most popular spices organic cumin can be added to most savoury dishes.
Steenbergs Organic Ground Ginger€3.35
- Flavours: Pungent
- Cuisines: African, Asian, British, Chinese, European, Indian
- Ingredient features: Fairtrade, Organic, Salt free, Sugar free, Vegan, Kosher – KLBD
- Packaging type: Glass
- Recyclability: Recyclable
- How to use: Ginger is a versatile spice being used either in sweet bakery for cakes and biscuits directly or in mixes like Steenbergs organic mixed spice, while it is also used in savoury foods from Indian and South East Asian curries through to sausages. I like it in making sausages finding it adds a pleasing heat that complements the pork very well. For some ideas on how to use ginger, try BBC recipes and Steenbergs Recipes section and type in ginger.
- Net Weight: 35g
Steenbergs Organic Mixed Peppercorns€3.45
Steenbergs Organic Three Colour Pepper Blend ( or sometimes called Rainbow Pepper Mix ) is made from organic pink peppercorns from Mauritius, combined with organic white peppercorns and organic black peppercorns from India. These make not just a very colourful addition to your peppermill and plate but a delicious mix as well. An alternative to Steenbergs Organic Three Colour Pepper is Steenbergs Organic Fairtrade 4 Colour Mixed Pepper blend. Steenbergs Organic Three Colour Pepper Mix works wonderfully on peppered steaks and as a general pepper on the table or by your cooker.
Steenbergs Organic Paprika€3.65
Steenbergs Organic Paprika is a gorgeous sweet organic paprika from Spain with a deep red colour. Made from aromatic red pepper pods, Steenbergs organic paprika is the traditional sweet spice with delicious flavour and vibrant colour. Organic paprika is one of the best spices from Mum’s kitchen – just a sprinkle of Steenbergs organic paprika adds a flavourful and colourful touch to your meat.
Steenbergs Organic Rosemary€3.15
Steenbergs Organic Rosemary has that characteristic strong, robust flavour that you expect from great home-grown rosemary. Organic rosemary’s needle-like leaves are very aromatic, with a slightly woody and highly pungent perfume, which is not lost by long cooking. Use Steenbergs organic rosemary in lamb, pork and chicken dishes, giving them a sunny, Mediterranean feel. Organic rosemary is ideal for those wonderfully easy and delicious casseroles with flageolet beans and either chicken or lamb.
Steenbergs Organic Turmeric€3.15
Steenbergs Organic Fairtrade Turmeric comes from an organic and Fairtrade co-operative in the Kandy region of Sri Lanka. Turmeric originates from a root, known as the rhizome, Curcuma longa; it looks similar to ginger and galangal. To create turmeric powder, the turmeric rhizomes are lifted, boiled for one hour to fix the colours, dried for 10-15 days then cleaned (called polishing) before being crushed and ground.
The colour of turmeric comes from its natural curcumin colouration, although it’s commonly a bright yellow, it can also be more orange-yellow and almost brown. Fairtrade turmeric has a distinct earthy aroma and a pleasing, sharp, bitter, spicy and lingering depth of flavour.
Steenbergs Organic Whole Nutmeg€3.20
Steenbergs Organic Nutmeg is an under used spice with a distinctive pungent fragrance and a warm, slightly sweet taste. Traditionally organic nutmeg used in baking and puddings, nutmeg powder can be sprinkled on any cooked vegetable. Just add butter, some lemon and Steenbergs organic ground nutmeg to steamed spinach to lift its flavour. Alternatively, you can make a Caribbean-style barbecue marinade rub based on an organic nutmeg-ginger base. Steenbergs organic ground nutmeg – or organic nutmeg powder – comes from either Indonesia or Sri Lanka.