How to Make Creole Spice and Add Fab Flavours to Your Home Cooking
25th May 2018 -- Issue #129
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2. Recipe of the Week - Creole Spice Mix
3. My Recipe Book
4. Top Tips on Toasting and Grinding Spices For Fab Flavours and Mouthwatering Aromas!
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Homemade Creole Mix
This easy-to-make recipe is ideal for recreating the flavours and aromas of New Orleans cooking. Gumbo filé, jambalaya, court bouillon, crayfish bisque and bouillabaisse are just some of the traditional recipes that will be enhanced by this traditional blend.
Makes about 10 tbsp
3 tbsp cumin seeds
2 tbsp dried oregano
1 tbsp dried thyme
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 tbsp black peppercorns
1 tbsp cayenne pepper
4 tsp dried parsley
4 tsp dried bell peppers (optional)
2 tsp onion powder
2 tsp paprika powder
2 tsp celery seeds
2 tsp salt
6 dried bay leaves
tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon
- Grind the bay leaves with the bell peppers (if using), cumin and celery seeds, salt and peppercorns
- Once ground add to a bowl
- Add the paprika, cayenne, onion and garlic powders to the bowl and combine
- Finally, crumble in the dried oregano, thyme and parsley and combine again
That's all there is to it!
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It has 100 Recipes from all around the world ranging from the basic to fairly complex.
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- A Collection of BBQ Rubs
- Cajun, Creole and Taco Seasonings
- Curry Powder and Masala Blends
- Pumpkin and Pudding Spice Recipes
- Mulling and Pickling Spice Mixes
- Recipes For Dry rubs
- Blends From China, India, US, Africa and Europe
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How to Toast and Grind
Dry toasting and grinding spices is the key to getting the most flavour out of your ingredients and into your home cooking...
Step 1: Add your whole spices to a dry pan over a low to medium heat and whilst stirring or shaking the pan, lightly toast them for a few minutes. When you can really smell the aromas and they start to darken, they're ready.
Step 2: Let them cool and then grind.
Step 3: For a finer blend, put them through a sieve before combining with any ground ingredients and herbs.
Click Here for step-by-step info and photos on this recommended technique.
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Jason - Spice-Mixes.com