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 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.
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.