Make Your Own Cajun Spice Mix and Add Fabulous Flavours to Your Cajun Dishes
14th April 2017 -- Issue #100
Table of Contents
1. My Facebook Page/Youtube/Google Plus/Twitter Links
2. Recipe of the Week - Cajun 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 Cajun Powder
This easy to make blend is the perfect mix of spices and herbs for adding traditional flavours and fab aromas to your homemade Cajun meals.
Makes about 10 tbsp
4 tbsp paprika powder
3 tbsp dried oregano
2 tbsp dried thyme
2 tbsp black peppercorns
2 tbsp cumin seeds
1 tbsp mustard powder
1 tbsp onion powder
2-3 tsp brown sugar
4 tsp cayenne pepper
2 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp salt
7-8 dried bay leaves
tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon
- Crumble the bay leaves
- Grind the bay pieces with the sugar, salt, cumin and peppercorns
- Once ground, add to a bowl
- Stir in the garlic, onion, cayenne pepper, paprika and mustard powders and combine thoroughly
- Finally crumble in the dried oregano and thyme and combine again
That's all there is to it!
Store in an airtight container out of direct sunlight. Use within 3 months.
Note: You could dry toast the peppercorns and cumin seeds before grinding. This really
brings out their flavours and aromas!
See the toasting and grinding info down the page for tips on this recommended, easy to do cooking process.
Click here to see lots more of my homemade blends and seasonings.
Note: Apologies for the lack of newsletters recently. I've been proof reading my Kindle spice mix book to death! A lot harder task than I thought. Anyway, it is done and uploaded to Amazon, and once I finish doing the description it'll be live. I'll send a newsletter once it is all done.
Spice Magic - Recipe Book
I've reduced the price to only $3 exclusively
for my newsletter subscribers.
This is my new downloadable recipe book all about making your own spice mixes and herb blends.
It has 100 Recipes from all around the world ranging from the basic to fairly complex.
Just a few of the recipes you'll find within...
- 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
- And Many
It also has a 60 day money back guarantee.
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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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Until Next Week,
Jason - Spice-Mixes.com