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Make Your Own Seasoning Salt - Spice Mixes of the World #44
January 15, 2015

How to Make Your Own Seasoning Salt Using a Blend of Salt and Herbs and Spices and Add Fab Flavours to all Your Dishes


15th January 2015 -- Issue #44

Table of Contents

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

2. Recipe of the Week - Make Your Own Seasoning Salt

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...

Seasoning Salt

Seasoning salt is a super easy-to-make versatile blend of salt and herbs and spices, that'll season and flavour your recipes.

Ingredients: (makes about 8-9 tbsp)

8 tbsp sea, rock or kosher salt
2 tbsp coriander seeds (cilantro)
2 tbsp dried oregano
1 tbsp dried basil
1 tbsp black peppercorns
2 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp whole cloves

tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon


  • Fairly coarsely grind the salt, peppercorns, coriander, cumin and cloves

  • Add to a bowl

  • Stir in the chili powder

  • Finally, crumble in the oregano and basil and combine

That's it!

Store in an airtight container out of direct sunlight. Use within 6 months.

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

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

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

My Spice Mix Book

It has 50 recipes 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 Garam Masala Blends
Pumpkin and Pudding Spice Recipes
Mulling and Pickling Spice Mixes
Recipes For Dry rubs
Blends From China, India, US, Africa and Europe

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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