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Rosemary is the most popular herb of all time. It is a perfect element in your grills and barbecues and eventually to season your warm stews. It is a basic component in mixed herbs. Due to its intense delightful taste, rosemary goes well with all types of food, particularly with chicken, lamb, beef and even with roasted vegetables and salad dressings.
A perfect companion for rosemary, especially with veggies. Thyme powder was first discovered in the southern Mediterranean and it has been used as an aromatic herb. Its pleasing smell makes it the perfect adding to your plates.
This ancient spice is very similar to parsley. Its citrusy taste brings freshness into your main course dishes as it works magically on top of vegetable soups. It is first dried and then ground to obtain a sustainable dry powder that you can use conveniently in your kitchen. Coriander has also a digestive role. Its numerous benefits make it the star of your kitchen.
This very common authentic spice is present in almost every Tunisian kitchen. It is also called “Meridian Fennel”. Its strong taste can alter the flavours of your dish. It has a very distinctive taste that adds depth to all of the dishes especially the vegetarian ones. The blend of caraway and cumin, when mixed, usually works perfectly in spicy cooking.
This basic element is your salt companion in all the dishes all year round. It is essential in your pantry to sprinkle on your everyday savoury meals, mainly your salad dressings. Black pepper is a traditional seasoning. When smashing freshly roasted black peppercorns, you obtain that granulated powder. Its usage should be moderated as it is a bit hot.
A hot flavour but a delightful taste is what everyone loves about the colourful chilli powder. This spice is sufficient to bring the heat to your blend food. Red peppers are being dried then ground to obtain this silky powder. It adds a hot and intense flavour to your warm and pickled food. A small teaspoon is enough to turn your soups and tomato salsas extremely delightful.
Cumin is a famous Mediterranean spice. It has a very unique smoked flavour. It is made from roasted cumin seeds. It can last in your kitchen. It is among the spices that are perfect for indigestion. Sprinkle a pinch into your warm drink and it will aid you in burning calories.
Turmeric is the master of all dishes, similar to saffron and curry powder but tastes completely different as it is less aromatic and has a bitter taste. This multifunctional spice is a natural remedy due to its countless health benefits. Turmeric also has an anti-inflammatory role. Adding it to your milk or yoghurt or even in a cup of hot water can drain your body from toxins. You can incorporate it into your skincare and your homemade face masks as well.
“ملوخية in Arabic”. Mulukhiyah is the main ingredient in a special savoury dish in various cuisines. It is originally a green plant that is very famous in the Middle East and North Africa. It is cooked differently in these continents but this ground powder is definitely needed to create the Tunisian version.
This very ancient spice is absolutely perfect for seasoning your sweet and savoury dishes. A magnificent adding to your pastries and hot drinks, especially in warm weather. Cinnamon powder matches apple pies and crumbles perfectly. It is known as the spice of fall due to its woody flavour and distinctive aroma. Despite its huge effect on health and metabolism, it also lowers the blood sugar level.
Ginger has a strong citrusy taste that can add a distinctive flavour and lots of freshness into your dishes. It originated in Asia and it has spread quickly over the last years in all over the world for its countless health benefits. Ginger powder is also an exquisite supplement for hot tea.
Dried chilis are first ground then seasoned with caraway, salt and minced fresh garlic to obtain the Arabic Harissa which is an absolute authentic grandma’s recipe. It is a crucial element in every North African kitchen cupboard. It is usually added to all of these countries’ main savoury dishes and famous recipes. This nicely homemade traditional hot paste full of delightful flavours is fundamental to spice up your soups and sauces.
Adding dried chili peppers to your salsas and marinades will bring depth and exotic flavours to your cooking. For a hotter and smokier taste, chop them into flakes as they are more convenient to use. Dried chili is just an exquisite element to sprinkle on your salads and soups to spice them up.
A cereal grain, very rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals. It is the main component of a very famous soup that Tunisians usually cook in the holy month of Ramadan. It could be steamed or added to a healthy vegetable stew. Barley is a nutritional grain and a classic ingredient to be added to your soups in cold weather.
This orange flower water functions as an aromatizer in local and foreign cuisines. It is known in many European countries as Cyprus and Malta but it is mainly famous in North Africa where the distillation of fresh bitter-orange blossoms takes place every spring to extract their essential oil. Orange Blossom water goes perfect with lamb, beef and stews. Its usage is very famous in Tunisian sweets and it is also added as drops in Moroccan coffee.
Geranium floral water has a therapeutic aspect, particularly for your skin. This natural product is refreshing, moisturizing and suitable for facial cleansing and purifying. It is sustainable, organic and also useful in the kitchen.