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Make Your Own La Kama - Spice Mixes of the World #48
April 10, 2015

How to Make Your Own La Kama and Add Fab Flavours to Your Meals


10th April 2015 -- Issue #48

Table of Contents

1. My Facebook Page/Youtube/Google Plus/Twitter Links

2. Recipe of the Week - Make Your Own La Kama

3. My Recipe Book

4. Top Tips on Toasting and Grinding Spices For Fab Flavours and Mouthwatering Aromas!

Facebook/Youtube/Google+/Twitter Links

To keep up to date with new recipes and herbs and spices info,

I have a Facebook page you may like...

Here's my Youtube channel with all my spice mix videos...

And if you're a Google Plus user...

And if Twitter is your thing...

La Kama

La kama is an easy to make peppery blend of spices that will add fabulous Moroccan flavours and aromas to your home cooking.

Ingredients: (makes about 5 tbsp)

3 tbsp black peppercorns
4 tsp cumin seeds
4 tsp ginger powder
1 tbsp turmeric
1 tsp grated nutmeg

tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon


  • Grind the peppercorns and cumin

  • Sieve into a bowl

  • Stir in the grated nutmeg, turmeric and ginger powders

That's it!

Store in an airtight container out of direct sunlight. Use within 3 months.

Note: If you have the time, I recommend dry toasting the cumin and peppercorns before grinding. This really enhances their flavour!

See further down the page for tips on toasting and grinding spices.

Click here for a large collection of my other mixes and blends.

Spice Magic - Recipe Book

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 More

Comes complete with 4 bonus books all written by me!

Click For Further Info.

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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