A selection of six jars of spices packed beautifully in a gift box. The gift box includes spices that are fundamentals to any pantry, whether's you're just getting started or upgrading to a new level of flavor. Use these every day for happy eating.
Wild Mountain Cumin(1.5 oz in a glass jar) Our wild cumin is hand-picked by foragers in the Hindu Kush mountains of Afghanistan. They are tiny, oblong and black with long stems. Although botanically distinct from common cumin (Cuminum cyminum), our wild mountain cumin is renowned in Afghanistan and throughout central and south Asia for its delicious flavor as well as its medicinal properties. It has a savory, penetrating aroma and bright, umami flavor evocative of grilled meats and sweet caramelized onions.
Silk Chili Flakes (1.8 oz glass jar) Grown and harvested in Kahramanmaras, Turkey, these chili flakes are summery, slightly sweet and gently spicy, reminiscent of summer herbs and roasted tomatoes. So-called because of their smooth, slippery texture, the Silk Chili is the Turkish variety of the famous Aleppo Chili. These are a perfect all-purpose chili flake to be added any time you want to spice up your food.
Smoked Pimentón Paprika (1.8 oz glass jar) Our smoked paprika is sourced from a single fabrica in Extremadura, a hot, dry region of western Spain. This deeply smoky, savory paprika is made from sweet red peppers dried over oak coals and adds an incredible depth of flavor to any dish.
Black Urfa Chili (1.8 oz in a glass jar) Our black chili comes from Urfa, Turkey, where it has been grown and cured for centuries. It has a rich, malty flavor with a lingering burn. The chilis ripen to a deep maroon color, then is cured in its own juices to give it a deeper, umami flavor and beautiful dark color.
Ground Cinnamon Verum (1.8 oz in a glass jar) Our Zanzibar cinnamon verum (aka Ceylon or "true" cinnamon) is bright and sweet, with notes of pine, citrus peel and sea salt. Our cinnamon is the inner bark cut from older branches of the cinnamomum verum tree. It has an evergreen brightness and woodsy complexity unlike any other cinnamon we’ve ever tasted. It's perfect for baked goods and desserts, oatmeal, pancakes, tomato sauces, barbecue rubs and anything else you can imagine.
Desert Fennel(1.5 oz in a glass jar) Our desert fennel comes from an organic farm in central Egypt, where fennel has been cultivated for milennia. It's grown in an oasis in the desert, irrigated with water from the Nile, and in the spring the air is sweet with the licorice smell of fennel flowers. You'll taste a slight saltiness - that's the flavor of the sandy desert soil - followed by a sharp vegetal sweetness at the finish.